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December 13, 2017

Over the past few years you've probably read many media stories about yet another superfood coming your way.  There now seems to be an ever expanding list of superfoods which allows any food with a bright colour to it to qualify! 

But really... are superfoods a real thing? or just a gimmick to inspire us to buy more

of a certain food over another? The Oxford English Dictionary describes a superfood as: A nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being; now let's face it... that description applies to a lot of foods...

Superfood Criteria:

Nutrients - Not only should a Superfood contain an excellent source of a particular nutrient, but also a diverse array of other nutrients and phytochemicals which improve our health.

More Good, Less Bad - Certain foods may contain plenty of healthy elements, but can also contain other not so healthy elements, such as empty calories (sugars), fats, cholesterol etc. Superfoods should contain none or virtually none...

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