The crisp cool weather brings on the urge of comfort food. Choose some healthy options instead. Here are some  some fall superfoods that will keep your taste buds satisfied and your body healthy.

Ginger: Known for its power to get rid of a cold, ginger is also great for reducing bloating. Ginger contains a protein digestive enzyme that helps with the prevention of gas caused by protein rich foods. It is also a natural anti-inflammatory, so ginger is known to reduce inflammation that can sometime be caused by stomach acids.

Ginger

This spicy root has a warming effect and a plethora of benefits. When you consume ginger it helps the absorption of essential nutrients in the body. Ginger is known to stimulate circulation, reduce effects of the common cold, tame an upset stomach, and zaps the congestive build up from the nose and throat.

Beets

Beets

With a deep purple color, this root has many immune-boosting properties such as vitamin C and antioxidants. Beets also have Vitamin B, potassium, and manganese which collectively helps your nervous system, bones, liver, kidneys, and pancreas.

Apples

Apples

Full of fiber and antioxidants, apples will keep you slim, full, and healthy. This fruit is also known to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.

 

pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin

With the pumpkin craze in full swing for the season, this winter squash also has a lot of health benefits. Pumpkins aid in weight loss, boost your mood, immune system, and strengthens your heart. With nutrients like vitamin C, antioxidants, and amino acids you can’t go wrong with this healthy food.

Kale

Kale

This leafy green has protein, calcium, vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants. Kale is known to help bone health, heart health, and balance cholesterol levels.

– Yvelette Stines

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