The word ‘superfood’ is everywhere: it’s in the media, in the grocery store aisles and even in beauty products. But what are superfoods? And what makes them so super?
It seems like every week a new “superfood” finds a way to make headlines. One week it’s kale, the next week it’s avocado.
Because of that, the word “superfood” has turned into a buzzword. And thanks to clever marketing, it’s being slapped on just about anything. (Butter? Really?)
With all the confusion and misinformation, many people are left wondering: what are superfoods, anyway?
Is there a Harvard-like admissions process to become a superfood? Or is there a super secret superfoods society who hand selects their newest super members? And is there any truth to these superfood claims?
Read on for the answers to these questions and more!