Cheap superfoods


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List of cheap superfoods:

Apples
Distribution of macronutrients: 95% carbohydrates, 3% fats, 2% protein.
Good source of: Dietary fiber; Vitamin C.
Good for: Heart rate; Blood pressure; Cancer prevention.
Content of water: 84%.

Bananas
Distribution of macronutrients: 93% carbohydrates, 3% fats, 4% protein.
Good source of: Vitamin B6; Dietary Fiber; Vitamin C; Potassium; Manganese.
Good for: Blood sugar; Digestion; Weight loss; Heart; Diabetes prevention; Kidney health.
Content of water: 94%.

Beans
Distribution of macronutrients: 74% carbohydrates, 3% fats, 23% protein.
Good source of: Folate; Dietary Fiber; Protein; Thiamin; Iron; Phosphorus; Potassium; Copper; Manganese.
Good for: Digestion; Blood sugar; Blood pressure; Heart; Cholesterol Level; Weight loss.
Content of water: 89%.

Brown rice (cooked)
Distribution of macronutrients: 87% carbohydrates, 6% fats, 7% protein.
Good source of: Manganese; Selenium; Phosphorus.
Good for: Energy; Weight loss; Cholesterol Level; Heart; Diabetes prevention.
Content of water: 72%.

Cabbage
Distribution of macronutrients: 85% carbohydrates, 3% fats, 12% protein.
Good source of: Dietary Fiber; Vitamin C; Vitamin K; Vitamin B6; Folate; Manganese; Thiamin; Calcium; Iron; Magnesium; Phosphorus; Potassium.
Good for: Cancer prevention; Eyesight; Weight loss; Brain; Bones; Blood pressure; Muscles.
Content of water: 92%.

Carrots
Distribution of macronutrients: 89% carbohydrates, 5% fats, 6% protein.
Good source of: Dietary Fiber; Vitamin A; Vitamin C; Vitamin K; Potassium; Thiamin; Niacin; Vitamin B6; Folate; Manganese.
Good for: Heart; Blood pressure; Digestion; Immune system; Cancer prevention; Eyesight; Teeth and gums; Diabetes prevention.
Content of water: 88%.

Eggs
Distribution of macronutrients: 3% carbohydrates, 62% fats, 35% protein.
Good source of: Protein; Selenium; Riboflavin; Vitamin B12; Phosphorus.
Good for: Muscles; Brain; Energy; Immune system; Heart; Eyesight; Weight loss; Skin.
Content of water: 74%.

Lentils (cooked)
Distribution of macronutrients: 70% carbohydrates, 3% fats, 27% protein.
Good source of: Dietary Fiber; Folate; Manganese; Protein; Iron; Phosphorus; Copper.
Good for: Cholesterol Level; Heart; Digestion; Blood sugar; Energy; Weight loss.
Content of water: 69%.

Oats
Distribution of macronutrients: 70% carbohydrates, 15% fats, 15% protein.
Good source of: Manganese; Dietary Fiber; Thiamin; Magnesium; Phosphorus.
Good for: Cholesterol Level; Blood stream; Heart; Immune system; Blood sugar; Diabetes prevention.
Content of water: 8%.

Oranges
Distribution of macronutrients: 91% carbohydrates, 2% fats, 7% protein.
Good source of: Dietary Fiber; Vitamin C; Thiamin; Folate; Potassium.
Good for: Immune system; Heart; Cholesterol Level; Kidney health; Blood pressure; Blood sugar.
Content of water: 86%.

Sweet potatoes
Distribution of macronutrients: 93% carbohydrates, 2% fats, 5% protein.
Good source of: Vitamin A; Vitamin C; Dietary Fiber; Vitamin B6; Manganese.
Good for: Blood sugar; Skin; Bones; Immune system; Anti-stress; Cancer prevention.
Content of water: 80%.

Tomatoes
Distribution of macronutrients: 79% carbohydrates, 9% fats, 12% protein.
Good source of: Dietary Fiber; Vitamin A; Vitamin C; Vitamin K; Potassium; Manganese; Vitamin E; Thiamin; Niacin; Vitamin B6; Folate; Magnesium, Phosphorus; Copper.
Good for: Heart; Bones; Cancer prevention.
Content of water: 94%.

Water
Distribution of macronutrients: 100% carbohydrates, 0% fats, 0% protein.
Good source of: Water.
Good for: Everything.
Content of water: 100%.

Wholegrain bread
Distribution of macronutrients: 67% carbohydrates, 12% fats, 21% protein.
Good source of: Manganese; Selenium; Dietary Fiber.
Good for: Digestion; Cholesterol Level; Blood pressure; Weight loss; Blood sugar; Teeth and gums.
Content of water: 38%.







Last update: 2015-10-05 (Y,M,D)