Which Superfoods You Should Have on Your Radar


Experts promote that a lifelong journey to whole being health and wellness starts with a dietand an abundant intake of nutrient-rich foods. Those that are the densest in wholesome goodness are what we consider ‘superfoods’, and it’s recommended that we prioritise these ingredients in our diet.

The nutritional experts at Kamalaya Koh Samui Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa highlightsome of the superfoods you should have on your plate to take advantage of the endless physical and emotional benefits derived from the food that we eat.

Ancient grains like farro, millet, freekeh and spelt are not only delicious but also packed with enhanced health benefits. Rich in protein, fibre and essential nutrients, these grains support digestive health and promote sustained energy levels, whilst contributing to overall heart health.

Leafy greens such as kale, Swiss chard and arugula are nutritional powerhouses. Loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, they help strengthen the immune system, support bone health and protect against chronic diseases like cancer and heart disease. Likewise, root vegetables like beets, rutabaga and parsnips offer a plethora of health benefits. High in vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre, they support digestive health, boost immunity and promote healthy weight management.

Seeds like chia, flax and sesame are dense with omega-3 fatty acids, protein and essential nutrients, they are small but mighty and support brain health, lower cholesterol levels and promote healthy skin and hair.

Berries such as blueberries, strawberries and raspberries are bursting with health benefits. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins and fibre, they support heart health, improve cognitive function and help reduce inflammation in the body.

Mushrooms like shiitake, maitake and oyster mushrooms offer a unique blend of health benefits. Rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, they support immune function, reduce inflammation and promote overall vitality.

Nuts like almonds, walnuts and cashews are packed with healthy fats, protein and vitamins, they support heart health, improve brain function and aid in weight management. Legumes such as lentils, chickpeas and black beans are high in protein, fibre and essential nutrients, they support digestive health, stabilise blood sugar levels and promote satiety.

Fermented foods like yoghurt, kefir and sauerkraut are rich in probiotics and offer numerous health benefits. They support gut health, boost immunity and improve digestion and nutrient absorption.

Incorporating these under-the-radar superfoods and superfood blends into your diet, it’s a convenient way to boost your overall health, support detoxification, boost energy levels and enhance overall vitality.

To kickstart your own personal journey with expert guidance and support, consider Kamalaya Koh Samui’s transformative Enriched Gut Retreat in Thailand. Our program is designed to enhance digestion, heal the gut and optimise the microbiome for long-term health. Led by experienced wellness consultants, yoga teachers and TCM practitioners, learn valuable tools and practices to support gut healing, improve digestive function and discover the superfoods that are right for you.


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