Eat Healthy, Feel Healthy and Look Amazing

Amazing Foods Help Create an Amazing Body

 The food we eat plays a vital role in how we look and feel.  You have heard the famous quote “food is our medicine” and to a large degree this is very true.  

Food is Our Medicine

Superfoods Create an Amazing Body
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 Consuming nutrient-dense foods like lean proteins, healthy carbs and fats helps with reduced inflammation, increased fat burning, and the ability to maintain a healthy body.  Inflammation in our bloodstream is one of the leading causes for many diseases and eating superfoods daily helps reduce the risk of illness as powerful antioxidants work detoxing the mess.  The following health-giving foods will not only aid with our overall health but also enable us to achieve our best body, feel great and look amazing!

Quercetin Rich Foods

Eat Quercetin Rich Foods
Eat Quercetin Rich Foods like Apples. JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images

 Quercetin is naturally occurring in a wide variety of plant foods, fruits and vegetables included. It’s highly researched and one of the most potent antioxidants with numerous health benefits.  Many athletes supplement with quercetin to reduce inflammation caused by their workouts.  Quercetin provides superior nutrients for athletic performance and health improvement.  Apples and onions are only a couple of quercetin rich foods and this amazing slide-show reveals a few more with this superfood ingredient! 

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Foods to Boost Metabolism

Metabolism Boosting Foods
Red Hot Peppers Boost Metabolism Naturally. Natalia Ganelin Moment Open/Getty Images

 We are all looking for something quick and easy to shed fat weight, and while gimmicks don’t work, there are foods that do stimulate and hasten the fat burning process naturally.  Adding metabolism boosting foods will be a great supplement to your existing workout and nutrition program.  Scientifically proven foods to stimulate your metabolism like coffee, green tea and red peppers are a short sampling of what is contained in this 9-frame slide-show.  Time to turn up the heat!  

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Why Peanut Butter is the Favored Sports Superfood

Peanut Butter
Peanut Butter is an Amazing Superfood. Brian Hagiwara Photolibrary/Getty Images

 Peanut butter is awesome and remains the number one sports favored snack and superfood.  It can't be pushed to the back of the pantry anymore and labeled a food that makes you fat.  The only negative to peanut butter is the allergic link in a small percentage of people, but other than that, it is nutrient-dense and contains numerous health benefits.  Check out six great reasons to include peanut butter in your daily food intake and “spoon-up” for an amazing body!

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Fitness Pros Eat This to Look Tight and Toned

Fitness Pros Eat Real Food
Fitness Pros Eat Healthy "Real" Food. Glow Wellness Glow/Getty Images

You don’t have to be a fitness-pro or model to look like one. There is no secret to achieving a fit body and although the media may want you to think so, you probably have heard about many of the “magic” foods listed within the linked article.  What it comes down to is eating right, exercising regularly, drinking plenty of water, and getting lots of rest.  However, incorporating healthy nutrition and knowing what that means is vital to your success.  Check out what the fitness pros eat and a few tips on how to have a beach ready body year-round! 

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Drink Coffee for a Fit Body

Coffee Helps to Achieve a Fit Body
Coffee Contains Antioxidants and Linked to Health Benefits. Izabela Habur E+/Getty Images

 Love in a mug, warm and cozy, and anytime sensation all describe having a wonderful cup of coffee.  Although there are a few who choose not to indulge in a ‘cup of Joe’, most people enjoy a morning cup to kick-start their day.  Science has proven coffee containing caffeine to stimulate metabolism and increase fat burning. It’s not only a cheap and effective pre-workout drink but provides numerous health benefits listed in this awesome 6-frame slideshow!  

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Eat Superfoods Daily

Eat Superfoods Daily
Superfoods Have Superior Nutrients for a Fit and Healthy Body. View Stock/Getty Images

 Superfoods play an important part in achieving and maintaining a healthy body.  They are numerous and nutritionists will vary in their lists of what is best and why.  The takeaway is to eat superfoods and know you are providing optimum nutrients to achieve an amazing body.  Superfoods are ‘real’ whole foods containing important nutrients and eating a wide variety will ensure you are receiving the motherlode of health benefits.  The following slide-show lists 10 amazing superfoods to help you achieve optimum health and fitness.  Eat superfoods for a super body! 

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