If you’ve been paying attention to diet and nutrition news over the past few years, you’ve no doubt heard the word “superfood” tossed around a good bit, but you may not be entirely sure what a superfood is or why you should care. Basically, a superfood is any food that’s very nutrient-dense and very good for your health and overall wellbeing. Kale is a popular superfood, but not all superfoods are leafy vegetables. Here are a few that you should start adding to your diet right now.
Salmon is well known for its protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are great for keeping your blood pressure low, improving memory and brain function, and helping your overall heart health. Wild salmon in particular is known for being very lean, low in bad fats, and high in protein and good fats for better all-around health.