We at Sabi have seen a lot lately in the press about so-called “superfoods”. As a health-centered company, this topic is important to us and to our customers. Thing is, there seems to be a lot of conflicting information out there. This article is our attempt to get to the bottom line. What are superfoods? And what is it that makes them so super?
First – what are superfoods? WebMd defines them as foods that are “multitaskers” – they are nutrient-packed and have disease-fighting properties. Superfoods typically contain high amounts of antioxidants, special nutrients that prevent and repair the damaging effects of oxidation.
We consulted several lists of top superfoods and we found that the following foods were consistent: