8 Winter Superfoods You Should Be Eating

1. Kale

Are you low in potassium? Kale is here to save the day as one of the most versatile winter superfoods. "Potassium can help reduce blood pressure by removing excess sodium from the body,"

2. Ginger

Ginger has been used for centuries to improve digestion, soothe upset stomachs, and boost your immune system. It's often available year-round

3. Citrus Fruits

"Citrus fruits are bursting with vitamin C, making them ideal in the winter months when cold and flu season hits," 

4. Apples

apples are a great source of vitamin C. getting adequate vitamin C is key for immune support (super helpful during cold and flu season) and

that apples also contain pectin, a soluble fiber that has been shown to help reduce cholesterol levels. Apple season arrives toward the end of summer

5. Brussels Sprouts

These mini cruciferous veggies are high in vitamins K and C, and also contain folate, manganese, potassium, and vitamin B6.

6. Pomegranates

"Pomegranate is high in polyphenols," says Shapiro, "[which are] known to improve heart health, fight infection, and improve memory."

7. Broccoli

Studies have shown that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli contain compounds which may be protective against cancer…more studies need to be done

8. Beets

These dark red root veggies are high in folate, potassium, and beta carotene, nutrients making them a unique but nutritious addition to your table from summer to late fall.


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