Nigerians can eat rice back to back for weeks without batting an eyelash. Ah ahn! Aren’t you tired? Sadly, it’s really not our faults. We want quick, easy to prepare, safer to buy foods but in major cities like Lagos, rice is usually the first choice presented us.
Trust REACH to hit you up with the good news! There are superfoods that will boost your immunity and reduce the risk of a bunch of diseases when consumed properly. This means that even if you’re still eating rice, just one or all of these foods in addition can give you a quick boost in your diet and overall health. Remember, health is wealth- meaning your money stays in your pockets longer.
- Oily Fish
Sardines, mackerel and tuna are rich in healthy omega-3s that reduce inflammation, improve mental ability and lower the risk of heart disease and high cholesterol. On average, 2 portions a week is enough.
Rich in protein and soluble fibre, beans support healthy cholesterol levels and good bowel movement. Three servings a week should be enough.
High-fibre oats support good bowel health. They’re also rich in a soluble fibre called beta-glucan, which has been shown to lower cholesterol levels. This can be eaten daily.
Protects against cancer and helps to boost immune function by helping to fight infection. You can eat ginger with zobo, in your juice, in stir fry or even infused in tea.
A great source of protein, calcium and probiotics. Probiotics help to support a healthy digestive system and immune system.
An egg contains about 6g of protein which is about 15% of your daily recommended intake, contain unique antioxidants that support eye health and help raise good cholesterol. On average, 3 times a week is enough.
To enjoy your life and your money means for you to live well. That’s what matters.