6 Superfoods To Eat This Summer
Summer is riighhtt around the corner, which means there is no better time than now to fine-tune your summer diet. Nutrition not only plays a big role in helping you tone up, but also helps you feel energized so you can enjoy your summer to the fullest!
Don’t be fooled - you don’t have to completely change your diet to get these benefits. Simply including some superfoods in your diet can elevate your nutrition and take your summer goals to the next level!
Made up of 92% water, watermelon is a super refreshing and ultra hydrating fruit to enjoy this summer. Watermelon contains a type of amino acid called L-citrulline, which is actually shown to help fat burning! You’ll also be getting plenty of vitamins and minerals like potassium, magnesium and vitamin C for an immunity and energy boost.
Is there really a better summer fruit 😍 ? Mango is a super rich source of vitamin A which is vital for skin health and immunity. Mango has also been shown to aid digestion and help regulate blood pressure, which is important if trying to stay lean this summer.
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Non-fat, plain greek yogurt is one of the most underrated superfoods. Greek yogurt contains high amounts of protein with virtually no fat or sugar, making it one of the best sources of protein out there! Protein is important to help stabilize your appetite, and help you reach your physique goal. Plus, it’s a bonus that Greek yogurt is cool and refreshing on a hot summer's day. You could even try to make frozen yogurt bark, don’t worry we’ve got recipes for that too…
If you struggle with bloating, you should be eating more pineapple. Pineapple contains a special type of protein called Bromelain which is a digestive enzyme. Bromelain helps your body break down macronutrients more effectively, which reduces the bloat! Additionally, pineapple is rich in vitamin C for antioxidants and immune protection.
Almonds are a super convenient snack that pack a nutritional punch! Containing over 15 almonds are a healthy source of fat, fiber, and protein to keep your hunger at bay. Almonds also happen to be one of the highest sources of vitamin E to keep your cholesterol levels healthy and provide your body with antioxidant protection.
You may not think of oats as a summer food, but you should! Oats are a source of complex carbs and fiber, to give you sustained energy for your workouts and summer adventures. Instead of having traditional oatmeal, why not try overnight oats? Leaving your oatmeal in the fridge overnight makes it refreshing to eat in the morning so you can start your day off right!
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