Acai – Acai Berries are high in antioxidants (anthocyanins, sterols, Vitamin C and ellagic acid). They lower cholesterol level and fight cancer.
Maqui – Maqui Berries are very similar to Acai, both come from South America and both are chock full of antioxidants. Apparently Maqui has more antioxidants than Acai.
Goji – Goji Berries prevent diabetes, high blood pressure, fever, and age-related eye problems. They have all essential amino acids and highest concentration of protein of any fruit. They are also loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have twenty-one trace minerals, and are high in fiber. Boasting 15 times the amount of iron found in spinach, as well as calcium, zinc, selenium and many other important trace minerals.
Blueberry – Blueberries are loaded with vitamin K, manganese, vitamin C and antioxidants (anthocyanins).
Blackberry – Blackberries are rich in bioflavonoids and Vitamin C, vitamin K and antioxidants (anthocyanins). The high tannin content of blackberries reduces intestinal inflammation, alleviate hemorrhoids and soothe the effects of diarrhea.
Strawberry–Strawberries are rich in potassium, Vitamin C, folate, vitamin K, biotin and antioxidants (ellagic acid).
Raspberry–Raspberries are rich in manganese, Vitamin C, copper, vitamin K, biotin and antioxidants.
Cranberries, Lingonberries– Cranberries are helpful in treating urinary tract infections and they help with kidney and bladder problems. They’re also high in vitamin C, vitamin E, fiber and antioxidants.
Noni – Noni berries are analgesic, boosts immune system, is anti-cancer, stimulates serotonin and melatonin and helps with blood pressure and lowers cholesterol. They’re rich in vitamins C, A, iron and niacin (vitamin B3).
Other Superfoods Fruits
All fruits have lots of antioxidants, vitamins and fiber. Darker the color, the more antioxidants it has.
Apple – Apples are full of antioxidants, pectin, flavonol, quercetin, vitamins C and A, phosphorus, potassium, iron and calcium. You’ll get healthier teeth, apple will help fight Alzheimer and Parkinson, detoxify your liver, lower cholesterol, lower risk of getting asthma, strengthen the heart, quench thirst, lubricate the lungs, decrease mucous and increase body fluids.
Orange – Oranges are full of vitamin C, A, calcium, potassium and pectin. Oranges are proven to help fight a number of varieties of cancer including that of the skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. Orange a day can prevent kidney decease, lowers cholesterol, boosts heart health, fights viral infections, relieves constipation, helps create good vision, regulates high blood pressure.
Melon – Melons are full of vitamin A, B1, B3, B6 and C, potassium and folate. Melon has a high carotenoid content. It’s also good for heart because of adenosine. Melon acts as a diuretic, so it helps with kidney deceases.
Banana – Bananas are full of vitamin B6 and C, manganese, fiber, copper, tryptophan, biotin and potassium. They lower blood pressure, protect against type II diabetes, aid weight loss, strengthen the nervous system, and help with the production of white blood cells, all due to high levels of vitamin B-6. Bananas act as a prebiotic, stimulating the growth of friendly bacteria in the bowel. They also produce digestive enzymes to assist in absorbing nutrients. Bananas are a natural antacid, providing relief from acid reflux and heartburn.
Avocado – Avocados are full of Vitamin B6, K, E, C, folic acid, homocysteine, vitamin E, polyphenols, flavonoids, folate, lutein, pantothenic acid, lycopene, beta-carotene, glutathione, and monounsaturated fat, which help in maintaining a healthy heart. Avocado lowers cholesterol, controls blood pressure, has anti-inflammatory properties, regulates blood sugar levels and reduce stroke risk.
Apricots – Apricots are full of vitamin C, A, copper, potassium and fiber. Apricots are good for your eyes thanks to vitamin A, they’re full of antioxidants, are good for the heart and the skin and lower cholesterol.
Kiwi – Kiwi is full of vitamin C, K, E, copper, fiber, potassium and folate. Kiwi lowers blood pressure, helps digestion, boosts immunity, helps clean out toxins and it’s suitable for diabetics.
Pomegranates – Pomegranates are full of antioxidants, they stop plaque from building up in blood vessels, may slow prostate cancer grow, boosts immunity, has anti-aging benefits and maintain blood sugar levels.
Camu Camu – Camu Camu is rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene, potassium, calcium, iron, niacin, phosphorus, protein, serine, thiamin, leucine, and valine. It’s used for viral infections including herpes, cold sores, shingles, and the common cold. It’s also anti-inflammatory, prevents cancer because of antioxidants it contains, promotes eye health and boosts immune system.