8 New Superfoods You Need To Know About

FOOD  |  March 03, 2017
  • 1. Tiger Nuts
    1 / 8 1. Tiger Nuts

    Photo: The Fitness Grocer

    Don’t let its nutty appearance fool you, it is in fact a root vegetable that prevents bloating and cramps. Low in calories and fat, they make a great snacking option with added nutritious benefits like potassium, vitamin E and iron.

    Available at The Fitness Grocer, 102 Clementi Street 12, Tel: 9088 8575


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  • 2. Maca Powder
    2 / 8 2. Maca Powder

    Photo: Nature’s Superfoods

    Here’s something interesting to spice things up in the bedroom: Maca is a root belonging to the radish familiy, it is rich in vitamins and is said to boost your sex drive and improve your stamina. Commonly found in a powder form, you can add a teaspoon to your daily smoothies. 

    Available at Nature’s Superfoods, 12 Arumugam Road Lion Building B, Tel: 6841 5476

    (Also Read: How To Feel More Confident During Sex)


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  • 3. Green Caviar
    3 / 8 3. Green Caviar

    Photo: Meal Belly

    Unlike its salted fish roe doppleganger, green caviar is a type of seaweed that resembles the caviar that we all know. Rich in protein, calcium and polyunsaturated fatty acids, this green superfood boasts a ton of benefits like improving eyesight and memory, regulating blood pressure and even protecting our skin and hair from free radical damage. (Also Read: Green Caviar, The Latest Superfood To Try)

    Available at Meal Belly.



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  • 4. Teff
    4 / 8 4. Teff

    Photo: SuperNature

    Termed the new quinoa, this Ethiopian plant based grain, packs a ton of calcium, vitamin C (which isn’t usually found in grains) and supports bone health and regulation of bowel movement. Bonus for vegetarians: it is also gluten-free, dairy-free, egg and nut free.

    Available at SuperNature, B1-05/09, Forum The Shopping Mall, Tel: 6854 7399 



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  • 5. Maqui
    5 / 8 5. Maqui

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    We could definitely use more superberries to elevate our juices and smoothies. You can fight off toxins with this fruit’s chockfull of antioxidants. it is also said to prevent high cholesterol and blood pressure.

    Available at HIC Juice, #02-470, Suntec City Mall, Tel: 8123 9311


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  • 6. Pili Nuts
    6 / 8 6. Pili Nuts

    Photo: Naiise

    Good for the heart, these crisp and creamy nuts contain the important omega fatty acids, which improves blood circulation and also reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. They are also rich in magnesium, vitamin B1 and B6.

    Available at Naiise, #02-03, Clarke Quay Central


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  • 7. Kefir
    7 / 8 7. Kefir

    Photo: Miss Kelfir

    The new probiotic you should know about besides yogurt, it contains beneficial yeast and many vitmains and minerals. Your gastric and digestion issues can be eased as this fermented drink will cleanse your system and balance out your gut bacteria. Bonus: you can even stay full longer and eliminate unwanted food cravings! 

    Available at Miss Kefir, #01-01, Far East Square, Tel: 9726 8398


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  • 8. Avocado Oil
    8 / 8 8. Avocado Oil

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    We simply can’t get enough of avocados, even down to its very last drop. (Also Read: Why Avocados Are Good For You) Rich in vitamin E, which fights signs of aging on your skin, include avocado oil in your salads and you can reap the benefits of a healthy heart and that effortless glow on your skin. 

    Available at Little Green Kitchen, 1 Hacienda Grove, Upper East Coast Road, Tel: 9763 1483


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