Kale is a powerful superfood that packs up an incredibly low amount of calories and provides the body a potent burst of essential nutrients, minerals and antioxidants. It is packed with a super-high density of alpha-linolenic acid, a plant-based healthy fat that eliminates the symptoms of inflammation, along with countless antioxidants that protect the cells.
All you need is one cup of cooked kale to provide your body a whopping 9% of your daily dosage requirement of potassium and calcium, along with 6% magnesium.
Baby kale leaves are an excellent ingredient for a nutritious salad, and you can always fix yourself a hearty treat of kale chips with an indulgent dip sauce of fresh homemade hummus.
9. Red Bell Pepper
Research reveals than consuming one cup of raw red bell pepper can provide the body 9% of its daily potassium needs, 4% magnesium and 1% calcium. You can always freeze chopped red bell peppers in the fridge for around 8-10 days.
Be sure to wrap them up in a mildly damp paper towel to shield them from drying out. You can toss these frozen bell peppers in your casseroles, pastas, and baked recipes.