Want to know more top superfoods for taking your health to the next level?
Well here's our secondary list of supreme foods we use and recommend to those who want to continue to improve their health and their commitment to taking things up a notch nutrition wise.
All of the superfoods on this list can further assist with common health issues that seem to effect a wide range of people living in the modern world, including problems associated with auto-immune disorders, adrenal fatigue, mineral depletion, degeneration as well as digestive and/or liver stagnation.
In addition to maintaining a healthy diet rich in whole fiber foods and other foods we discuss on this website, we have found that the superfoods on this list can support and contribute immensely to health recovery and restoration for a majority of the population.
So here we offer yet another layer of "top superfood helpers" that we personally use on a regular basis to encourage clearing out the old and rebuilding deeper states of vibrant health.
As we age in chronological years, it is especially important that we keep up good habits that maintain and promote an active, disease-free life.
This list is for those committed and inspired to continue taking your health to the next level with some really powerful foods to do just that.
Like our top 10 superfoods, some of these foods might call out to you specifically while others might be less important for your own unique situation.
We always suggest using both logic and intuition as your guide to finding the best foods that work with "where you are at" at any phase of health or disease.
This major Chinese herb is not only known to strengthen the immune system, but is also is referred to as a "chi tonic", which increases natural energy that supports an active and productive lifestyle.
Learn what makes astragalus root one of the top tonic herbs that is safe, immediately effective and the perfect superfood adjunct for modern day living.
Shilajit is a mineral substance obtained from pristine mountain peaks that is packed with essential minerals that a majority of people lack in their everyday diet.
It is common to Ayurvedic medicine and used in preparations to enhance the effects of other herbs and superfoods. Most people could use a little shilajit powder and the special nutrient called fulvic acid that makes it especially superhealthy.
Chia seeds benefit the body by hydrating, soothing and sweeping the digestive tract on the inside and promoting soft supple skin on the outside.
Learn how some native American Indian tribes used wild chia for endurance and energy. Chia is similar to the gelatinous nature of the flax seed, but without the estrogen precursors some say flax contains.
It is a convenient food to add to many blended drinks to give extra nutrition and lubrication to the body.
Ginseng can be used by both men and women, but it is often promoted as a male tonic adaptogen. It is famous for its energy restoring and strength building properties as the ultimate "chi tonic", referred to in Traditional Chinese Medicine as "the king of herbs.
Their are many different varieties of ginseng, panax ginseng being the most common used. It works well when combined with astragalus. This is one of my husbands favorites, he's likes wild ginseng tinctures and also loves just chewing on the roots.
Chaga mushroom is known for its extremely high levels of antioxidants and is a potent source of Super Oxide Dismutase (SOD). SOD has been researched as one of the most important enzymes that acts as a "bodyguard", protecting and reducing work load of the immune system.
It is a great mushroom for those who suffer from auto-immune disorders. We also recommend this particular medicinal mushroom for use with conditions such as inflammation, a common health issue for many people today.
Mucuna, or also called Kapikacchu in Aruyvedic Medicine, is a velvety bean that contains many beneficial substances including L-dopa, which increases dopamine concentrations that move beyond the protective blood-brain barriers in the helpful treatment of nervous system disorders such as Parkinson's.
We often recommend using mucuna powder for anyone with a history of additive drug and tobacco use. Mucuna can also be an effective superfood for those with a history of excessive coffee or caffeine use.
Milk thistle not only helps to cleanse and detox the body, but is specific for its stimulating and rejuvenating effects on the liver organ.
It helps to clear liver stagnation yet strengthens liver weakness, providing for conditions of excess and conditions of deficiency at the same time. It is one of the largest researched herbs for its benefits at repairing damage to this organ.
Learn more about the active compound in milk thistle and how to use the seeds on a regular basis.
This is a fine pollen powder extracted from the male sperm of pine trees, which has been used as a superfood to increase testosterone levels in both men and women.
Testosterone hormones naturally decline with age and are especially low in those with a history of poor nutritional intake.
This natural nutrient-dense powder has been used for thousands of years in Asian cultures to restore energy, strengthen immune system, and provide a healthy endocrine system, balancing both androgen and estrogen levels.
Schizandra berries are one of the most common sexual tonics known for rejuvenating kidney vigor and sex gland endurance in both men and women by increasing fluids and vibrant sexual health.
Schizandra also works with the liver organ as a blood purifier and is known as a "beauty tonic" for youthful, supple skin, as well as a powerful restorative for the eyesight, increasing range of vision.
Amla, also called Indian gooseberry or amalaki is a tree fruit, and powerful antioxidant that rejuvenates and detoxifies the body.
It works primarily as a digestive and bowel tonic, improving "digestive fire", aiding in elimination and ensuring proper colon health. In recent studies amla berry has proven to be effective at reducing blood cholesterol levels.
Amla is also specific for soothing pain caused from inflammation of the joints and works as a naturally anti-inflammatory.