You don’t have to look far to see advertisements for a host of superfoods and their amazing health benefits, but not everyone has the time to go and source these foods; let alone incorporate them into our daily diet in imaginative and delicious recipes.
So say hello to superfood powders! Simple to add but with just as many benefits, we’ve rounded up the best powders to make you feel amazing this spring.
Originating from Brazil, the Acai berry is a purple native fruit found in the depths of the Amazon rainforest and studies suggest this superfood is even richer in antioxidants than cranberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, and blueberries. Try Perricone MD Super Berry With Acai supplements for a berry boost. The antioxidants found in the Acai berry, anthocyanins, are excellent for heart health whilst amino acids promote muscle performance, energy production, endurance, and strength, making it perfect before a workout.
This green powder has become one of the most popular superfoods in recent months, and it’s clear why. Derived from one of the most nutrient-dense plants on the planet, the leaves from the Moringa ‘Miracle’ Tree works as an effective natural multi-vitamin with 13 essential vitamins and minerals packed into a spoonful. Pick up the very cult Organic Moringa Leaf Powder by Kiki Health if you’re interested in trying out the miracle tree.
Rich in vitamins B, C, and E, this Peruvian root vegetable provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron and amino acids in powder form. Add a teaspoon of RealFoodSource Organic Maca Powder to a smoothie or healthy juice for an added boost of nutrients.
Perhaps the nicest tasting of all the superfood powders, this African superfruit has a sweet citrus flavor making it a perfect addition to an early morning juice or smoothie. So try Organic Baobab Powder by Kiki Health in the morning, it’s a rich source of Vitamin C, which contributes to normal energy release, immune function, and healthy, glowing skin.
Now, don’t be put off by this blue-green freshwater algae as this cyanobacterium is one of the oldest life forms on Earth and the world’s first superfood. The powder has become renowned for being rich in protein, vitamin B12, calcium, and magnesium and for instant results, stir one teaspoon of Naturya Organic Spirulina Powder into the drink of your choice for an immediate energy boost.