5 Most Popular Health Foods for 2018

The New Year is on approach, meaning a new you! We at SuperShe want you to eat your way to health because good health is wealth. Old diets of low-fat or low-calorie have been kicked to the curb and local, sustainably-sourced, plant rich diets are the focus. Cutting sugar, adding more protein and probiotics are healthy steps to live your optimal life.

KIND and MYDOMAINE tapped a network of 740 dieticians to find the five top health food trends that are here for the New Year:

  • Turmeric

  • Sprouted foods such as bean sprouts, sprouted grains, and almonds.

  • Veggies in place of grains

  • Dairy-free milks & options

  • Pulses, part of the legume family

Benefits of Turmeric:
Turmeric fights inflammation, works as an antioxidant, protects the heart, helps arthritis, boosts brain function. When all work together, may be a secret recipe to work against diabetes and cancer.

Benefits of Sprouted Foods:
Sprouted foods help increase nutrient absorption in essentials such as B12, Iron, Magnesium, and Zinc. Sprouted foods are easier to digest, increase protein availability, breaks down gluten, and helps reduce allergens found in the grain.

Why you should be eating plant based:

“I could never go vegan.” – Said every vegan before they went vegan.

For environmental reasons, meat production is potentially the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. For your health, a vegan diet promotes low risk of cardiovascular disease, improves symptoms of psoriasis, lowers cholesteral, reduces risk of stroke, reduces chances of obesity, reduces risk of cancer, improves skin, can reduce or slow aging, and improves mood.

Read more on the Daily Coconut.