10 Superfoods to Add to Your Diet in 2020

So, you’re ready to take on 2020 as the healthiest person you can possibly be...but how exactly do you do that?

You can outline your goals, set the best intentions, and check off all the boxes for success, but finding your highest potential actually happens in the kitchen!

Have you heard about the “brain in your gut?” New studies have shown a connection between the enteric nervous system in the gut and the central nervous system in the brain. Basically, they signal to each other and can trigger emotional shifts.

So, what you’re eating to fuel your body affects staying on your A-game. To show up every day as the best version of yourself, try incorporating these 10 superfoods into your 2020 diet.

  1. Berries
    An antioxidant-packed with vitamin C, fiber, and potassium, eating berries can provide heart health support along with a plethora of other wellness benefits.* Nibble on them as the perfect snack or as a breakfast addition!

  2. Kale
    Dark leafy greens, like kale, are packed with nutrients that are essential for overall health. Serving as an excellent source of folate, zinc, calcium, iron, magnesium, vitamin C, and fiber, adding kale to your meals is an easy way to level up your nutrition.

  3. Chia seeds
    A nutrition powerhouse, chia seeds provide a variety of nutrients like magnesium, fiber, protein, fat (the healthy kind, including omega-3s!), calcium, zinc, potassium, vitamin B2, and phosphorus— to name a few!

  4. Green tea
    Green tea, which is packed with antioxidants, has developed a reputation for being an all-around health-supporting drink. Drink one cup daily to receive it’s nutritional benefits!

  5. Broccoli
    You may not have been the biggest fan of broccoli as a kid, but both your mind and gut with thank you for adding this veggie into your diet! Filled with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and high levels of vitamin C and folate, eating more broccoli is a surefire way to get more out of your diet.

  6. Salmon
    Hello, omega-3 fatty acids and plenty of protein! Add some salmon to diet to nourish your mind and body with nature’s finest.

  7. Pistachios
    A handful of pistachios is not only packed with protein and fiber but is also completely cholesterol-free with as much potassium as a banana!

  8. Garlic
    Here’s more reason to spice up your meals! Garlic not only tastes fantastic but also contains vitamin C and B6, magnesium, selenium, and other antioxidants that are known to support cardiovascular health.*

  9. Kefir
    Fermented foods like kefir promote gut health and are packed with protein, calcium, B vitamins, potassium, and probiotics.

  10. Ginger
    Ginger has been a staple in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, throwing a teaspoon of ginger into your morning green smoothies can provide overall health benefits.

To get the most superfoods in your diet, sprinkle your meals with nuts, seeds, and other nutrient-rich ingredients. When in doubt, eat the rainbow and choose wholesome foods!