Superfoods List: The Ultimate Guide!

Superfoods are mostly-plant based “whole foods”. This term simply means the plant is still in its original form and has not been processed. There are a LOT of superfoods out there! We have compiled this list to beat all lists, with a whopping 43 entries, so you know what to pick up on your next food shop!

Superfood Fruits:

  • Açaí: Full of fibre, omega-3 fatty acid and antioxidants.
  • Apples: Leaving the skin on the apple will provide you with fibre, antioxidants and polyphenols.
  • Avocado: Containing more potassium than that of bananas, they’re also full of fibre and healthy fats.
  • Blueberries: Rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals.
  • Goji berries: Packed with vitamin C, fibre and naturally occurring sugars.
  • Kiwi: Full of folate and fibre, lots of vitamin C, as well as other vitamins and minerals.
  • Pomegranate: The juice and flesh provide you with antioxidants, whilst the seeds are high in fibre.
  • Pumpkin: Popping with vitamins A and C and fibre, all while having a low amount of fat.
  • Watermelon: The antioxidant lycopene actually causes the watermelons distinctive colour. Also a great fruit to aid with hydration.

Superfood Vegetables:

  • Bell Peppers: Providing a more than generous amount of vitamin C.
  • Broccoli: Bursting with folic acid and vitamins A, C and K.
  • Brussels Sprouts: Brimming with vitamin C and fibre.
  • Beans: Filled with fibre, protein, iron and antioxidants.
  • Garlic: Known to help lower cholesterol and aid the immune system, garlic is loaded with manganese, vitamins and antioxidants.
  • Kale: Chock-full of vitamins A and C, potassium, and antioxidant phytochemicals.
  • Mushrooms: Stuffed with iron, fibre, potassium and B vitamins, mushrooms are virtually fat and cholesterol free!
  • Seaweed: Awash with fibre, antioxidants, B vitamins and iodine.
  • Spinach: A great source of vitamins A and K, spinach is also rich in iron and folate, too.
  • Sweet Potatoes: Saturated with potassium, vitamins C and B6, manganese, fibre and even copper!
  • Tomatoes: You’ll find the antioxidant lycopene, plus fibre, vitamin C and potassium in the humble tomato!
  • Watercress: High in vitamin K and A, and antioxidants.

Superfood Nuts & Seeds:

  • Almonds: Full of protein, fibre, magnesium and vitamin E.
  • Chia Seeds: Teeming with all nine amino acids, alongside fibre, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Flaxseed: These little seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, fibre and antioxidants!
  • Hemp Seeds: Packed full of protein, healthy fats, amino acids, vitamin E and minerals.
  • Pistachios: A good source of both protein and fibre, and they’re full of antioxidants!
  • Walnuts: Lots of omega-3 fatty acids.

Superfood Grains:

  • Oats: These whole grains are full of potassium, phytonutrients, fibre and magnesium.
  • Popcorn: Another whole grain that’s got a great amount of fibre.
  • Quinoa: All nine essential amino acids can be found in quinoa! Protein-packed, it’s high in potassium, iron, fibre and antioxidants.
  • Sorghum: Not only is this grain gluten-free, but it has lots of iron, too!
  • Wheat Germ: Wheat Germ is bursting with vitamin E, folate and other B vitamins, fibre, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Other Superfoods:

  • Buckwheat Pasta: Containing fibre and a generous amount of protein, too.
  • Chickpeas: Their protein content is through the roof, along with lots of fibre.
  • Coconut Oil: High in healthy saturated fats.
  • Dark Chocolate: If you choose a dark chocolate with high cacao content, it will have a fair amount of antioxidants in it!
  • Green Tea: Loaded with antioxidants, as well as L-theanine and alkaloids.
  • Kefir: Swimming in protein, vitamin K2 and gut-friendly probiotics.
  • Lentils: This legume’s fibre and protein content is through the roof!
  • Parmesan cheese: 1 ounce of Parmesan contains 10 grams of protein!
  • Red Wine: This alcoholic drink contains potent antioxidants, so having a small amount of it a week is a good thing!
  • Tarragon: This herb is rich in nutrients such as iron and manganese.
  • Yogurt: Choosing a whole, unsweetened yogurt is a great source of calcium, vitamin D and protein. You can also get ones that come with probiotics for a healthy gut!

So there you have it, the ultimate list of superfoods to get all of the nutrients you will ever need! If that seems like a huge list of things to include into your diet have no fear. We supply a large range of superfood powders that are easy to add to your existing diet, that will give you all of the above protein, vitamins and minerals that you require! Why not try our Superfood Selection Box to sample many different ones at once?