Seeds and nuts
These include chia, sunflower, hemp and pumpkin seeds; almonds; walnuts; cashews; and pecans. Here’s more on the benefits of our favourite super seeds.
This is a water-grown cyanobacteria that contains all the essential amino acids. Bonus: It is high in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid sometimes called vitamin F. GLA helps to balance hormones and keep inflammation in check. Here are more superfood powders to add to your smoothies, baking, and more.
One cup (250 mL) of broccoli or spinach has five grams of protein; two cups (500 mL) of cooked kale have five grams. (These foods are actually higher in iron than spinach!)