Top 10 Health Food Trends of 2017

The trends in eating healthy come and go, changing as often as the seasons. Here are top 10 health food trends of 2017 so far:

Avocado
Avocados are very nutritious and contain a wide variety of nutrients. No wonder this creamy, versatile super food tops our list.

Poke
Poke is a raw fish salad served as an appetizer in Hawaiian cuisine, and sometimes as an entrée. This salad is equivalent to ceviche or salmon tarta.

Edamame
Edamame are young soybeans, which have been harvested before the beans have had a chance to harden. They're an excellent source of protein, iron and calcium.

Bean Pastas
Grain-free bean pastas are healthy, satiating and high in protein. This can be a good choice over refined flour pasta.

Fermented Foods
Fermented foods like kimchi, sauerkraut, and other fermented vegetables are on the rise. They are known for their boost to gut health because of their probiotic properties.

Brown Rice
Brown rice is whole grain rice, with the inedible outer hull removed. Always swap white rice for brown where possible. Eating the whole grain is more nutritious.

Bone Broth
Bone broth is a staple of any traditional foods diet and was prized across the globe for its rich nutrients. It is a great place to find all of the valuable amino acids, collagen, gelatin and trace minerals.

Radish
Radishes are grown and consumed throughout the world, being mostly eaten raw as a crunchy salad vegetable. Radishes are rich in folic acid, potassium, vitamin B6, magnesium, riboflavin and calcium.

Kale
Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables around. This dark, leafy green is hard to beat when it comes to the number of nutrients it contains and a great choice for those wanting to enjoy a healthy balanced diet.

Golden Milk
Golden milk (or golden lattes) is a drink that is made with turmeric, ginger, coconut oil, black pepper, honey, cinnamon, and unsweetened plant-based milk, such as almond milk. This drink is a big trend because of the increased desire to be on an anti-inflammatory diet.
 
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