Recently the phrase superfoods has received a lot of attention from nutritionist, healthy eaters, and food manufacturers.
It's also hard to ignore abundance of local or imported superfood products on our grocery shelves nowadays.
But what are super foods and what they offer?
In a simple explanation superfoods are the food category that have dense quantities of nutrition value and wellness benefits compared to the less nutritious or processed foods.
surprisingly enough most superfoods have been a food stable in different cultures as far as they can remember. From Maca in Peru to Spirulina or seaweeds in Asia or mushrooms in Traditional Chinese Medicine the benefits of these ingredients have been known for centuries.
Another reason for the recent popularity is due to media and all the sharing of information. The emergence of Health Coaches, Nutritionists is another tool for the information and knowledge transfer.