Updated: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:45:00 GMT | By Zoe Zahra
Superfoods to try in 2013

Adzuki beans

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From omega-3-rich seeds to cancer-fighting spices, we take a look at the less well-known superfoods you should introduce to your shopping basket.

First up is the adzuki bean which is a red bean that has one of the highest antioxidant ratings among superfoods and is a good source of carbohydrates, vegetable protein and soluble fiber that can help blood cholesterol levels. It also has high levels of potassium which can help lower high blood pressure and zinc, which helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels and protects joints from inflammation.