10 foods to make you feel fantastic

Stock up your trolley with these 10 superfoods and you'll feel and look better than ever...

Blueberries

Blueberries

The ultimate immune-boosting food. Rich in anti-oxidants.

Recipe suggestions
American blueberry pancakes
Apple & blueberry bircher
Fruitburst muffins

 

Carrots

Carrot

High in carotene, known to boost the immune system.

Recipe suggestions
Skinny carrot fries
Carrot, apple & celeriac mash
Carrot & houmous roll-ups

 

Lettuce & salad greens

Lettuce

Tangy varieties, such as chicory and endive, stimulate the liver, making them great detoxifiers. Most lettuces contain valuable amounts of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.

Recipe suggestions
Garden salad
Vitality chicken salad with avocado dressing
Lettuce rolls

 

Beetroot

Beetroot salad

Bursting with minerals and has anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, immune-boosting and detoxifying properties.

Recipe suggestions
Honey-roast beetroot
Beetroot falafel
Creamy beetroot curry

 

Brazil nuts

Brazil nuts

You only need to eat two or three a day to benefit from their great combination of immune-boosting nutrients: vitamin E, selenium and B vitamins.

Recipe suggestions
Sweet & spicy nuts
Brazil & banana bread
Brazil nut & banana crunch Saturdaes


 

Grapefruit

Grapefruit

Grapefruit has immune-boosting, antiseptic, wound-healing and anti-bacterial properties.

Recipe suggestions
Grapefruit, orange & apricot salad
Prawn & pink grapefruit noodle salad
Honeyed orange & grapefruit

 

 

Garlic

Garlic

Strengthens the heart and blood, and has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties. Also thought to help lower blood pressure. A key ingredient is allicin, which has cancer-fighting potential.

Recipe suggestions
Crispy garlic & rosemary slices
Spaghetti with spinach & garlic
Green beans with shallots, garlic & toasted almonds

 

Cranberries

Cranberry

Best known for helping to prevent and treat urinary tract infections, especially cystitis, in women. They have both anti-fungal and antiviral properties.

Recipe suggestions
Cranberry chicken salad
Fruitburst muffins
Winter fruit salad

 
 

Ginger

Ginger

Stimulates the immune system and circulation.

Recipe suggestions
Lime & ginger salmon
Spiced parsnip & cauliflower soup
Sea bass en papillote with Thai flavours

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