Super-foods

                    People are always asking me, "Doc, what should I eat?" Well the short answer is: MORE SUPER-FOODS!

                                        Below is a list of Glimpse Medical approved SUPER-FOODS - ENJOY!

 

  1.  Baby Spinach - At only 7 calories a cup you can enjoy a huge, fulfilling salad.

  2.  Grapefruit - Eating 1/2 grapefruit before each meal is a delicious way to help burn fat, thanks to the compound            naringenin.

  3.  Greek Yogurt - Get the good stuff! My personal favorite is "FAGE 2%" You are looking for high protein and low sugar on the label. 

  4. Nonfat Ricotta - Ricotta is made from whey protein. It can enhance muscle building and metabolism.

  5. Bell Peppers - Packed with vitamin C, just one bell pepper gives you 200% of your daily dose.

  6. Romaine Lettuce - Fill up on this leafy green that gives you your daily dose of vitamin K, and you can trim the number of calories you eat by 10% at each meal!

  7. Nuts - Walnuts and Almonds are the perfect combination of healthy fat, protein, and fiber. Make your own 100 calorie snack packs to help you slim down!

  8. Salmon - Canned is acceptable, you get a whopping 17gms of protein for a 3oz serving.

  9. Edamame - Snack on these perfect pods to keep you full and satisfied all day.

  10. Chili Powder - Capsinoids burn belly fat, so fire up that vegetarian chili for a fat fighting feast.

  11. Dark Chocolate - Thank Heavan! Just a small piece can satisfy your craving helping you to eat less of the unhealthy processed foods.

  12. Coconut Oil - Contains medium chain triglycerides that boost your metabolism. Tastes great too!

  13. Blueberries - Packed with antioxidants, these delicious beauties are only 80 calories per cup! Add oatmeal or greek yogurt for the perfect breakfast.

  14. Oatmeal - High fiber cholesterol fighting food that fills you up and starts your day out right. Don't get the flavored stuff; sweeten it yourself with fresh fruit!

  15. Broccoli - High in Vitamin C, this super food is full of anti-cancer properties.

  16. Avacados - Good for your skin, hair, and nails. This healthy fat is rich in folic acid, Vitamin K, and potassium.

  17. Red Beans - Nature's perfect food! Protein and fiber together make for the most satisfying meals that will kepp you full longer.

  18. Olive Oil - Mono-un-saturated fat, that is good for skin and heart health.

  19. Eggs - yes eggs....Egg whites are an amazing low calorie way to get protein. Add 1 yolk several times a week to get your lutein, which is important for eye health.

  20. Green Tea - Antioxidants GALORE!!! Keep a pitcher in the fridge and get at least 3 glasses a day. One with each meal.

  21. Quinoa - High in protein and gluten free. Considered a "complete" protein.

  22. Tomatoes - They contain lycopene, one of the most powerful natural antioxidants. Lycopene can aslo improve the skin's ability to protect against harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays.

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                                                                                              Jill Oliver M.D.