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Welcome to Organic Superfood - helping you to find out more about the superfoods of this world.
What is a superfood?
The definition of a superfood is a living food source that is highly concentrated with a complex supply of quality nutrients, antioxidants, minerals and/or fibre that, digested in it's raw form, will provide the body with an incredible boost compared to conventional foods.
Some superfoods include
The following foods have been know for their 'super' qualities for a very long time and recent growing scientific research has corroborated this.
Raw Cacao, Blueberries, Bilberries, Raspberries, Coffee Berries, Aloe Vera, Açaí berries, Noni Fruit, Rose Hips, Bee Pollen, Maca, Quinoa seed, Flax seed, Tomatoes, Avocado, Almonds and Spirulina.
Some alleged superfoods
The following foods do not have any scientific evidence to say they are superfoods - it is mostly marketing hype that has labelled them as such at this point.
Wheat Germ, Oats, Barley, Soy Beans, Cow's Milk & Yoghurt (Pasteurised), Broccoli, Coffee beans, Turkey, Salmon, Mackerel & other 'oily' fish, Beef, Pork, Black beans and Eggs.
The list goes on ... but with no scientifically confirmed evidence to back it up. Usually only the word of someone trying to promote that product.
What is a probiotic?
Probiotics are: Live, naturally-occurring friendly bacteria that function internally to promote healthy digestion, boost the immune system and contribute to general health and wellbeing.
What is an antioxidant?
Antioxidants are: Substances that guard the body from the damaging effects of free radicals.