The term superfood can be deceiving and often devoid of facts. Avocados are a great healthy fat food that can help stabilize blood sugar;however, they are high in calories. Fermented foods are full of probiotics but can be hard to digest for people with certain medical conditions. Beets help fight inflammation but are high in carbohydrates. MCT oil is good for cognition but high in fat. The important thing to keep in mind is that no food is perfect and likely has both positive and negative attributes.
- Fermented foods like sauerkraut and kimchi have great bacteria that improves the health of our stomach and they’re low in sugar.
- MCT oil is very good for your brain and can help you feel more full to regulate your weight.
- Beets are a great food option to help lower inflammation and detox your body. They also increase dopamine levels in the brain.
“Avocados are a fruit–a berry with a large central seed. This is one of the original superfoods that contain healthy fats. If you are doing keto or gluten-free, avocados probably feature weekly, if not daily, in your meals because it’s a food that checks all the boxes.”