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30 Superfoods For Weight Loss, Muscle Growth, Energy, And Heart Health

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30 Healthy Foods With Superpowers

On today’s episode of Live Lean TV, I’m sharing 30 superfoods for weight loss, muscle growth, energy, and heart health.

That’s right, today’s topic is about foods with superpowers.

Once I started adding these 30 superfoods to my everyday diet, I was:

  • Burning body fat
  • Building muscle
  • Increasing my energy and focus
  • Improving my overall health

You will not find any refined or overly processed foods on this list.

All 30 superfoods listed below, are real foods, with superpowers to help:

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Without further ado, let’s dive into the 30 superfoods for weight loss, muscle growth, energy, and heart health.

30 Superfoods For Weight Loss, Muscle Growth, Energy, And Heart Health

To make it easy to search the list for specific superfoods, I’ve ordered the list alphabetically.

1. Asparagus

Asparagus is rich in:

  • Antioxidants
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals

It also helps reduce and flush out excess water weight.

2. Avocado

Avocado is full of healthy monounsaturated fat.

It also helps you eliminate body fat.

3. Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic vinegar:

  • Is rich in antioxidants
  • Helps balance blood sugar levels

It’s also a staple in our homemade salad dressings.

4. Bananas

Bananas are a nutrient dense fruit that is filled with vitamins and minerals.

It is also classified as a prebiotic food to help improve gut health.

5. Grass Fed Beef

Grass Fed Beef - Fitness Super Food #6

Grass fed beef is:

  • High in muscle building and hunger fighting protein
  • Rich in numerous vitamins and minerals
  • A healthy source of omega 3 fat

6. Berries

Berries - Fitness Super Food #4

Berries are:

  • Filled with antioxidants
  • High in vitamins and minerals

They can also help speed up recovery post workout.

7. Black Pepper

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Black pepper is one of the fat burning spices I shared in this video post.

It also helps:

8. Organic Bison

Bison is a fat burning protein high in:

  • Healthy omega 3 fats
  • CLA
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals

9. Broccoli

Do I really need to tell you to eat your broccoli?

Broccoli is filled with vitamins, minerals, and a whole lot of other superpowers.

10. Cabbage

Cabbage is one of the cruciferous vegetables that can help detoxify the body and help men reduce the risk of getting man boobs.

11. Cherries

Cherries are high in:

They also are a delicious snack.

12. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is another fat burning spice as it helps moderate blood sugar levels.

13. Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil Superfood 1

Coconut oil helps:

  • Decrease inflammation in the body
  • Balance blood sugar levels

14. Coffee

Coffee is rich in antioxidants to help reduce the risk of:

It also can also improve performance in the gym and increase mental focus.

15. Dark Chocolate

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Dark chocolate is high in antioxidants to help reduce the risk of:

  • Disease, including the number one killer, heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes

It can also help improve brain function.

16. Eggs


Whole Eggs are:

17. Cold Water Fish

The following cold water fish contain a high dose of healthy EPA and DHA omega 3 fats:

  • Salmon
  • Anchovies
  • Sardines
  • Mackerel

If you refuse to eat anchovies and sardines, supplement with a high quality fish oil.

I use this omega 3 fish oil from Nordic Naturals.

18. Ginger

Ginger is another one of my favorite fat burning spices.

This spice is also anti-inflammatory that is high in antioxidants.

19. Green Leafy Vegetables

Spinach - Fitness Superfood #11

The following green leafy vegetables are nature’s multivitamin:

  • Chard
  • Spinach
  • Arugula
  • Romaine

Do I need to really say any more?

Eat your greens.

20. Mushrooms

As a kid, I never used to like eating mushrooms, however I now eat them all the time.

Mushrooms are known to:

  • Improve immunity
  • Help reduce the risk of cancer

21. Nuts


The following nuts are great for snacking, as they are filled with numerous micronutrients, as well as hunger crushing healthy fats:

  • Almonds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Cashews
  • Macadamias
  • Pistachios
  • Walnuts

22. Onions

Onions are great for your gut health as they are another form of prebiotic with anti-inflammatory properties.

23. Poultry

Chicken Breast - Fitness Superfood #7

Chicken and turkey contain a full balanced amino acid profile, which makes it a great muscle building protein.

24. Scallions

Scallions provide the same benefits as onions.

25. Stevia

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Stevia is a plant based natural sweetener that may help increase insulin sensitivity, and tastes great.

26. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato - Fitness Super Food #9

Sweet potatoes are loaded with:

  • Antioxidants
  • Fiber
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals

They are also my go-to post workout meal carbohydrate source.

27. Tea

Tea, especially green tea and yerba mate tea, are high in antioxidants and helps promote fat loss.

28. Tomatoes

Tomatoes are high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and is great addition to any salad.

29. Whey Or Egg White Protein Powder

Protein Powder - Fitness Superfood #3

Whey or egg white protein powder is a supplement to help repair, build, and recover quickly after your intense workouts.

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30. Red Wine

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Red wine is rich in antioxidants via the resveratrol.

It can also help:

  • Lower stress
  • Cancer risk
  • Improve insulin sensitivity

There you have it Live Lean Nation.

These are just 30 superfoods for weight loss, muscle growth, energy, and heart health.

Of course there are many others, especially water.

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Question Of The Day:

  • What percentage of these 30 superfoods do you eat weekly?
  • Did we miss any superfoods that you consume regularly?

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One response to “30 Superfoods For Weight Loss, Muscle Growth, Energy, And Heart Health

  1. What if you struggle with SIBO and other gut issues and have to be on a low FODMAP diet
    Some of these superpower foods I can’t have:(

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