There are a host of super foods out there that you should be including in your diet to lead a healthy life. They are all around you and once you identify them, it is important that you make them a part of your diet.

Aloe Vera
You may not be aware of this but Aloe Vera boasts of 200 active plant compounds, 20 minerals, 12 vitamins and has very strong antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties.

The benefits are indeed many, as it helps relieve arthritic pain by easing inflammation, it helps heal ulcers and many other digestive disorders as well, it could be used to treat parasites and candida, also helps reduce strokes and heart attacks and plays an important role in stopping the growth of certain cancerous tumors.

Bee Pollen
Bee Pollen is known to be rich in more than 68 minerals, it is an excellent source of carotenoids, Vitamin B, C and E and also has 22 Amino Acids.

It is extremely beneficial for health as it helps combat depression, arthritis, diabetes and cancer. It helps increase stamina, strength, endurance and energy levels as well. It works towards increasing ones memory, concentration levels and also work towards improving fertility and sexual performance. It also offers resistance to certain infections.

A nutrient-dense superfood, it is an excellent source of amino acids. It is also very rich in Vitamins B, C and E, and is known to be an excellent source of source of iron, copper, calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus. The many benefits of Maca include, improvement in anemia, relief from depression and stress, helps reduce chronic fatigue, helps with fertility and libido and also helps strengthen memory.

Reishi Mushrooms
Reishi Mushrooms are known to be a good source of antioxidants, they are also known to be a good source of niacin, selenium, magnesium, copper, phosphorous and potassium. Its benefits are many, it helps immune related disorders such as cancer, arthritis and allergies, it help reduce mental stress and physical stress, it helps reduce inflammation, it helps find relief from digestive disorders and also helps protect the liver.

There are indeed a number of other superfoods as well, that you could consider including in your diet, like coconut, goji berries, chlorella, and hemp. You should ideally get in touch with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist to learn about what you should include in your diet or speak with a Homeopath, so that you can tweak your diet for good health.