2017 arrived with plenty of trends in all areas but, for those of you who always like to be in touch with the latest healthy food tendencies, we put together top 3 foods that surprised us with the popularity they gained.
- Seeds – sesame seeds, chia, sunflower or poppy seeds are a low-calorie snack filled with plenty phytonutrients that have a great antioxidant benefit for your body, especially during cold months. Also, they have a high content of omega-3 acids that can help reducing the risk of heart disease.
- Veggie chips – make your own from brussels sprouts, sweet potato, beetroot or even kale, by only using some oil and a little salt. In comparison with regular potato chips, veggie chips have a lower fat and sodium content and a bigger nutritional value.
- Turmeric – being one of the healthiest oriental spices, turmeric is known for protecting against Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, arthritis and even depression. You can find it in Asian and Indian dishes and even tea or milk drinks and it’s said to be one of the biggest spice trends in 2017.
However, no matter the way you choose to eat these foods, don’t forget that moderation is the key to every diet.