Top Superfoods For Your Health  


M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Navneet Kaur


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Superfood is a term given to any food that are nutritionally-dense and packed with nutrients like antioxidant, vitamins, and minerals. 

What are Superfoods? 

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Berries like cranberries, blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries are a powerhouse of nutrients. Their high antioxidant content has been linked with a reduced risk of various health conditions like diabetes, inflammation, and cancer. 

1. Berries 

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Spirulina is a blue-green algae which is rich in many nutrients. It is good-quality protein source with all essential amino acids. In addition, spirulina is a source of other nutrients like omega-3 fats, thiamine, copper, iron, and riboflavin. 

2. Spirulina 

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Peanut Butter is incredibly healthy. It is loaded with good fats and a great source of micronutrients. Just one spoonful of Peanut Butter is sufficient whenever you crave something sweet.


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Wheatgrass is high in vitamins A, C and E, iron, magnesium, calcium and amino acids. It is also a good source of glutathione - a powerful antioxidant that decreases oxidative stress and protect us from diseases. 

4. Wheatgrass 

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These tiny superfoods are a vegan source of omega-3 fats. They are also high in B vitamins, selenium, and zinc that are essentially needed for energy metabolism, brain, and immune health. 


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Moringa, also known as drumstick is known for its anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, and medicinal properties. It is also a good source of nutrients like vitamin A, folate, calcium, magnesium, iron, and niacin. 

6. Moringa 

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Green tea is known for its high polyphenol content. It contains a catechin called EGCG - the most potent antioxidants. Regular intake of green tea is associated with weight loss and reduced risk of inflammation, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. 

7. Green tea