The biggest healthy-food trends in 2019 will help you eat more nutritious meals and snacks at home and on the go. Read on to find out what’s on the must-try list for 2019 healthy foods!
Dragon fruit – Fruits of the Pacific
Dragon fruit is a tropical fruit that has become increasingly popular from Oceania to South America, the vibrant fruits found in the countries across the Pacific are gracing the smoothies and super bowls of 2019.
Dragon fruit is a low-calorie fruit that contains less sugar and contains small amounts of several nutrients and fewer carbs and a good source of iron, magnesium, and fiber.
Kimchi – the Korean Superfood
Over the last decade, fermented foods have gained massively in popularity in the world. Kimchi was described as early as 1145 AD in an ancient Korean book entitled “Samkuksaki.”
Kimchi is the best way to get familiar with Korean Cuisine. Kimchi is made by pre-treatment of oriental baechu cabbage, brining, blending with various spices and other vegetables, and finally fermentation by lactic acid bacteria. Consider it a spicy, crunchy salad made up from fermented vegetables with cabbage as its main ingredient.
Kimchi has high nutritional value, fibre content, and low-calorie count, kimchi possesses anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, anticancer, anti-obesity, probiotic properties, cholesterol reduction, and anti-aging properties.
Probiotics – Gut-friendly digestive foods
Probiotics aren’t exactly new, but shelf-stable probiotics are. Whole Foods reports that there will be more products containing strains of probiotics like Bacillus coagulans GBI-30 and Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856, which are two strains that will remain safe to eat when stored at room temperature. Naturally, this means you’ll start seeing them in granola, oatmeal, nut butter, soups and more.
The global probiotics market size is poised to reach around USD 78 billion by 2026 and will grow at CAGR above 6.6 % from the period 2019 to 2026.
Butter coffee, or Bulletproof coffee ever-growing trend
Bulletproof coffee – made with butter and coconut oil, Adding butter in your coffee has been credited to weight loss and other health benefits. Bulletproof coffee – for the uninitiated – is black coffee. This combination of fats and caffeine is supposed to imbue you with mental energy, aid in weight loss as well as curb your appetite keeping you full for a longer time.
Veggie burgers – Meatless burger trend 2019
Most restaurant chains are now starting to offer a veggie burger or vegan burger alternative and meat-free alternatives in their menus to cater to a growing vegetarian. and other Vegan dishes include deep-fried jackfruit, burgers and jackfruit wings.
What do you think of these health food trends of 2019? Would you try any of them and which one you like? Leave a comment below…