Protein – Proteins are made up of 20 amino acids. Human body only be able to create 11 of them – the remaining 9 are known as “essential amino acids” must come from diet. There are several plant foods that fit this description such as quinoa, buckwheat, hemp, and soy. In addition to providing the building blocks for healthy muscles and tissues, plant protein may also be beneficial for weight loss. Plant-based proteins tend to be lower in calories and fat than animal proteins but higher in fiber and essential nutrients.
Antioxidant – Consuming foods rich in antioxidants may be good for your heart health and may also help to lower your risk of infections and some forms of cancer. Increase your antioxidant intake by eating more nuts, seeds, legumes, Fruit, and vegetables.