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The “Must Have” 6 Power Foods

 

Ginger

Try adding some ginger to your diet to stimulate circulation. The better our circulation, the more vital nutrients will reach each organ. Ginger is also a great anti-nausea agent, a perfect tonic if you’re not feeing up to snuff.

 

Beetroot

Beetroot is the super food of energy and endurance. It’s the nitrates found in beetroot, which are responsible for increasing energy and endurance during exercise. Beetroot has the added benefit of lowering blood pressure.

 

Turmeric

This bright yellow spice is best known for it’s potent anti-inflammatory benefits. It is the curcumin within turmeric, which has been used to treat inflammatory conditions like arthritis as well as playing a role within cancer prevention and protecting against heart disease.

 

Peppermint

 Best known for helping relieve symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome including indigestion, cramps and heartburn. The menthol contained in peppermint may be the key reason for its soothing effects on the stomach.

 

Flaxseeds

Flaxseeds are ranked as #1 source of lignans, a phytoestrogen with great hormone balancing effects. Flaxseeds are especially helpful if suffering from menopausal symptoms. Flaxseeds are also the best vegetarian source of healthy omega 3 fats, and are jammed packed full of fibre for healthy digestion.

 

Thank you, Lily x


Lily Soutter Bsc (Hons) Nutrition, Dip ION, mBANT, CNHC

Lily is a Nutritionist and weight loss expert providing one-to-one nutrition consultations for health optimisation. She has obtained a Food and Human Nutrition degree from Newcastle University and a Nutritional Therapy diploma from The Institute of Optimum Nutrition. Lily has an extensive knowledge of the science of food and health, which enables her to regularly write for The Daily Mail, The Independent, The Mirror, Women's Health, Marie Claire, Good Housekeeping and Cosmopolitan.

For one-to-one nutrition consultations:

07929 392166   lily@lilysoutternutrition.com

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