6 Surprising Super Foods

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Aug 17, 2013

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    Apple

    Apple has always been considered a healthful food, however, it is also one of the most amazing super foods. Apples are low in calories, fat and sodium and contain lots of fibre, vitamins and minerals. A bowl of one chopped raw, small sized apple contains only 65 calories with no fat and a medium sized apple carries around 110 calories.

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    Chocolate

    Chocolate has great taste that most people love immediately after its consumption, however, it has even more to offer. Chocolates are rich in iron, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids, which help reduce the risk of heart disease.

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    Coffee

    Coffee is another surprising super food and it is of great use to people who are aiming to gain muscles. It increases the flow of blood and oxygen to the muscles by dilating blood vessels.

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    Potatoes

    Potato is hardly given credit that the food is worthy of. Potatoes are rich sources of several vitamins which can help lower cholesterol and they are good for the heart as well as your overall health, making them a super food.

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    Chocolate Milk

    Apart from making your taste buds jolly, it is a great source of calcium and has an anti-inflammatory effect that might also protect against atherosclerosis. Chocolate milk has all the benefits of milk and the advantages of chocolate.

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    Avocado

    Avocado is another surprising super food as it is packed with monounsaturated fats. It can lower bad fats in the body while raising the amount of good fats, thereby keeping you fit.

     

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