5 Superfood by Holistic Health Coach Vidhi Beri

We all hate taking drugs for curing our illness as they are associated with many side effects. Given an amazing opportunity to take something that can work as a drug without side effects is like a wish come true.

Superfoods are the best alternative as they are packed with nutritional benefits and exotic tastes. Adding them to our daily diet will help us ward off health debilitating conditions like cholesterol, cancer, and heart diseases.

Adding more than one superfood in your diet will increase the joy of eating. Here are the top five superfoods this winter by Holistic Health Coach, Vidhi Beri.


Almonds have earned the spotlight after being classified as a superfood. The most popular nuts in the market, Almonds have multitudinous health benefits and are very easy to incorporate into your diet plans.

  • http://www.vidhiberi.comAlmonds are the most diet friendly nuts as they are rich in proteins, vitamins and dietary fibers
  • It is good for maintaining low levels of cholesterol in the body, improve digestion and facilitate weight loss.
  • They are also a natural detoxifier and have a therapeutic quality 
  • It improves brain power and increases mental alertness.
  • Almonds are rich in antioxidants which prevents oxidative damage of the cells and helps to protect the body from aging and disease.
  • It is known to affect blood pressure due to its positive effect on cholesterol levels.

As almonds are the most nutritionally packed nut, their inclusion in the diet plans actually has multitudinous health benefits. So the next time, instead of binge eating on a packet of chips grab yourself a few almonds.


A staple in the Indian cuisines and a must-have in almost every Indian household, Ghee may come as a surprise to many people because of the fact that is classified as a superfood. It has been around for thousands of years and has a richer and nuttier taste than butter.

  • http://www.vidhiberi.com Ghee is lactose free and is also low on cholesterol.
  • It is packed with vitamins (A, D, E and K) and contains a unique form of Vitamin D that is beneficial for mental alertness and memory.
  • This superfood has amazing antioxidant properties,.
  • They also play a critical role in strengthening our immune systems.

Ghee is in fact very good for health and should be incorporated into your diet this winter. This melting clarified butter is extremely nutritious, easily digestible and flavorsome.


 Amla or Amalaki has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years. This superfood supports healthy metabolism, digestion and elimination.

  • http://www.vidhiberi.comAmla has anti-inflammatory properties which helps in digestion.
  • It also nourishes the heart and respiratory system
  • It also assists natural internal cleansing and maintains regularity.
  • The citric fruit is a natural anti-oxidant.
  • It promotes healthy eyes, hair, nails, and skin.
  • It also balances the digestive fire and helps in building a healthy immune response and youthfulness.
  • Amla has a therapeutic quality which removes the stress levels from the body
  • Its anti-ageing function is particularly beneficial to avoid kidney malfunctioning.

Amla is a wonderful product and should be included in your diet this winter. 

Licorice or Mulethi

Licorice root has been used as a medical herb from as far back as 500 BC, however most licorice candiesdo not contain real licorice root in it. This makes licorice candies very unhealthy. Although a licorice tea is still considered a healthy option.

  • http://www.vidhiberi.comLicorice is both a demulcent (a soothing agent to coat mucous membranes) and an expectorant (a vehicle used to clear the body of congestion caused by phlegm).
  • It is the most effective product for treating the gastrointestinal tract.
  • It helps to ease the symptoms of ulcers, acid refluxes and indigestion.

Licorice is termed as the “the great harmonizer” due to its ability to harmonize any herbal concoction as it eliminates the harshness of other herbs and brings a balance within the body aiding proper distribution of herbs.


The Holy Basil or Tulsi is an important herb in India and has been used in Ayurveda medical treatments for thousands of years.Tulsi has been classified as a superfood due do its amazing medicinal benefits.

  • http://www.vidhiberi.comIt is incredibly beneficial for human health, primarily due to the unique composition of its essential oil, containing eugenol, camphor, flavonoids, nerol, and various terpenes.
  • Tulsi can help relieve acne, asthma, inflammation, respiratory issues.
  • It also lowers your chances of heart diseases.
  • You can consume Tulsi or Holy basil as a tea or blend a juice. It can also be consumed as a paste or tonic as well.

Tulsi is great for treating common cold and is an active ingredient in the composition of the very desi “Kadhaa”, the secret concoction right from your grandmother’s book of wonders.

Bringing together

These are the top 5 superfoods that you can easily include in your diet and leverage plenty of healthy benefits. There are various ways in which you can incorporate these superfoods into your diet.

Add different superfoods to your diet as some are rich in protein and vitamins while some are competent in disease-fighting phytonutrients. Eat regularly and stay healthy!As a healthy lifestyle consultant, Vidhi Beri aims to blend together healthy habits for a better lifestyle.

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