Monday, October 19, 2015

Are these 7 Super foods Actually Super?

What is a super food?

According to this Life Science blog, super foods are foods that are mostly plant-based, but can also include some fish and dairy that is full of nutrients and hence, good for overall health. Foods included in this category include blueberries, salmon, kale and a few more!

But, just an FYI, there is no set criteria for determining what is and what is not a superfood according to the American Heart Association. It does seem that the term "superfood" has become more of a marketing term used to make people aware of the nutritional values in these foods. There definitely are a lot of other excellent food choices and as we all have heard, moderation, portion control and variety are key elements to nutrition!

Here is the list of 7 super foods to learn more about....

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