So what are these everyday superfoods that are kind to our diet and wallet? And what do they have in common? Here are 11 everyday superfoods that won’t break the bank.
Broccoli is rich in vitamins A, K, and C, and is high in folate, potassium and fiber. Broccoli is also a good source of minerals like calcium, manganese, iron, magnesium, selenium, zinc and phosphorus.
“Walnuts are a rich source of polyunsaturated fats, vitamin E, folate and dietary antioxidants,” Bingley-Pullin said. “It’s recently been studied for their benefits on mood.”
“Quinoa is a complex carbohydrate and is higher in protein compared to other grains,” Bingley-Pullin said. Although quinoa is slightly more expensive than regular rice or barley, it’s now available at every supermarket and is becoming increasingly affordable.
Avocados are a rich source of monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, potassium, and fiber, and are definitely one to add to your shopping trolley (if you don’t already).
5. Olive oil
Like nuts, extra virgin olive oil is heart healthy and is perfect for salads and cooking.
Now in season, blueberries are rich in the antioxidants pterostilbene and resveratrol. They’re also high in vitamins K and C, as well as manganese, copper, and fiber.
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