Confused on Superfoods….read this!
The Truth About Superfoods
By Julie Winterton
We seem to have undergone a phase where there is one superfood after another being touted on the shelves of supermarkets and health food shops alike. But a lot of people seem unclear as to what actually constitutes a superfood.
So what do you think of when you hear the word superfood? Some people may think of them as anti-aging, anti-oxidant, others may think of superfoods more cynically as just new trends, and an excuse to charge more money for your blueberries and goji berries.
So why is one food a superfood, and another not? And are the newest proclaimed superfoods actually the best, or are we neglecting others?
A superfood is simply classified as something especially nutritious or otherwise beneficial to general health and well being. Seems pretty transparent, right? Shouldn’t really be a problem, eh? However, a lot of the big…
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