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You are what you eat, so why not be super? Superfoods are a special category of foods found in nature. They are low in calories and high in nutrients, which means they pack a hearty punch. …

You are what you eat, so why not be super? Superfoods are a special category of foods found in nature. They are low in calories and high in nutrients, which means they pack a hearty punch.

There are dozens of superfoods that can help lower cholesterol, decrease your risk of heart disease, fight cancer, and put you in a better mood! Best of all, these natural, unprocessed foods are tasty, inexpensive, and easy to find at your local grocery store.

Learn more about twelve superfoods and their numerous health benefits with MeMD's Superfood Health Brief. You can also see this information on MeMD's website: http://bit.ly/132xoEn

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  • 1. 12 Nutritious Superfoods 12 Incredible Superfoods from
  • 2. What Are Superfoods? 2 §  Superfoods are a special category of foods that are low in calories and high in nutrients
  • 3. How Will I Benefit from a Superfood Diet? 3 §  Studies estimate that a healthy diet and exercise can eliminate 50-70% of health issues §  Superfoods help lower cholesterol and prevent cancer §  They also boost your energy and improve your mood
  • 4. 4 Here is a List of 12 Life-Changing Superfoods...
  • 5. Beans 5 §  Beans are full of fiber, which regulates your digestive system and lowers cholesterol §  Beans are also a great source of protein, magnesium, and potassium
  • 6. Blueberries 6 §  Blueberries are full of antioxidants and vitamin C §  They also lower your risk of cancer and heart disease
  • 7. Black and Green Tea 7 §  Both teas are rich in antioxidants §  Green tea also has ECGC, a special type of antioxidant that inhibits the growth of cancer cells
  • 8. Broccoli 8 §  Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamins A and C §  It is high in fiber, which helps regulate blood sugar levels
  • 9. Eggs 9 §  Eggs are packed with protein and 12 other vitamins and minerals §  Nutrients from eggs play a huge role in brain development
  • 10. Kiwis 10 §  Kiwis are high in antioxidants and vitamins A and E §  Kiwis are one of the only fruits that have vitamin E, which prevents cognitive decline and macular degeneration
  • 11. Nuts 11 §  Nuts are full of protein, heart- healthy fats, fiber, and antioxidants §  They have also been shown to promote weight loss
  • 12. Oats and Soy 12 §  Oats and soy lower cholesterol as much as statins, the most widely prescribed class of cholesterol medications
  • 13. Quinoa 13 §  Quinoa has high levels of protein, fiber, iron, zinc, and vitamin E §  These nutrients help lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease
  • 14. Sweet Potatoes 14 §  Sweet potatoes are replete with vitamin A and C, calcium, and potassium §  Sweet potato is ranked highest in nutritional value of all vegetables
  • 15. Salmon 15 §  Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help with arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease
  • 16. Yogurt 16 §  Yogurt is high in calcium, which strengthens bones and even aids weight loss §  Yogurt is also loaded with probiotics, which promote healthy digestion
  • 17. H e a l t h c a r e V i r t u a l l y A n y w h e r e Create a free account with MeMD and receive monthly health updates plus access to low-cost online consultations with medical providers. www.memd.me 1-855-MEMD-NOW (1-855-636-3669)
  • 18. Information Provided By: 18 Happy & Healthy Eating! And remember - if you want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle, you can always see a doctor online or over the phone through
  • 19. MeMD - HEALTHCARE VIRTUALLY ANYWHERE 19 §  Founded  in  2010  by  Dr.  John  Shufeldt,  founder,     former  CEO  and  Chairman  of  one  of  the  na=on’s   largest  urgent  care  organiza=ons     §  Headquartered  in  ScoEsdale,  AZ   §  Na=onal  health  care  service  provider  leveraging  telehealth   and  a  na=onal  urgent  care  provider  network  to  streamline   care  delivery   §  Lowers  medical  costs;  improves  outcomes  and   convenience     §  Management  team  possesses  unmatched   experience  with  the  na=on’s  largest  urgent  care   chains,  health  plans  and  mental  health  ins=tu=ons.