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

    Recipe suggestions
    American blueberry pancakes
    Apple & blueberry bircher
    Fruitburst muffins

    Carrots

    Carrots in bowl with sesame seeds
    High in carotene, known to boost the immune system.

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

    Lettuce & salad greens

    Lettuces on plate
    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 chopped on board
    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

    Selection of grapefruit and citrus fruits
    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 being chopped
    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

    Cranberries in bowl
    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 being prepared
    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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