Superfoods List For Diet & General Health


Vegetables

  • Asparagus
  • Avocado (actually a fruit)
  • Bok Choy
  • Broccoli
  • Broccoli Rabe
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage (green and red)
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Collard greens
  • Dandelion
  • Kale
  • Mustard greens
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Olives (actually fruit)
  • Tomatoes
  • Sea Vegetables
  • Spinach
  • Sprouts
  • Swiss chard
  • Watercress
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Artichokes
  • Arugula
  • Beets
  • Beet greens
  • Chicory
  • Chives
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Endive
  • Escarole
  • Fennel
  • Horseradish
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Jicama
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce(romaine, red leaf, greenleaf)

  • Okra
  • Parsnips
  • Peppers(sweet—red, green, Olives, yellow)
  • Peppers (hot—cayenne,chile,jalapeno)
  • Pumpkin
  • Radishes
  • Rutabagas
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Squash (winter and summer)
  • Turnips
  • Yams
  • Zucchini

Fruits

  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Coconut
  • Goji berries
  • Guava (fresh)
  • Kiwi fruit
  • Pomegranates
  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Cantaloupes
  • Cranberries
  • Cherries
  • Figs(fresh)
  • Grapes
  • Grapefruits
  • Honeydew melons
  • Lemons and Limes
  • Nectarines
  • Persimmons
  • Mangoes
  • Papayas
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pineapples
  • Star fruits
  • Watermelon

Nuts and Seeds

Nuts should be raw and unsalted. As mentioned in the Prepare section, if you like roasted nuts, you can slow roast them in your toaster oven at 160-175 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

  • Almonds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Flaxseed (ground)
  • Cashews
  • Chestnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Pine nuts
  • Pistachio nuts
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Almond butter
  • Tahini (sesame
paste)

Beans and Legumes

  • Beans(all types)
  • Lentils
  • Edamame (green soybeans)
  • Fermented soy (natto, tempeh,
    and miso)
  • Chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • Green beans
  • Green peas
  • Snow peas

Fish

  • Black cod (sablefish)
  • Wild salmon (fresh and canned)
  • Sardines (canned in olive oil)
  • Anchovies

Eggs and Dairy Substitutes

  • Black cod (sablefish)
  • Organic eggs (Note: it is best to cook and eat eggs when the yolk is cooked whole—poached or boiled).
  • Whey protein powder
  • Unsweetened almond milk
  • Other unsweetened nut milks