Hello Friends, See the picture above. Don't run behind the super foods and waste money. Any nutritionist around the world of the past and the future will tell you only one thing - HAVE A BALANCED DIET.

  These days several foods are branded as SUPER FOODS, so that people buy them and the business people get more money. It is only  a way of exploiting the weakness of people to be healthy or lean.  Every day we see several New Super food lists.

Some common items branded as super foods are:
Blue berries - These fruits are rich in antioxidants.Some studies also show that they might positively affect diabetes and good for heart.

* Sweet Potatoes: possess nutrients that help in keeping heart  and eye healthy and also boost immunity. They contain beta-carotene, a vitamin - A precursor.

* Sesame Seeds: contain sesamin and sesamolin which can help lower cholesterol. Sesame seeds are excellent source of zinc, phosphorus and calcium. They also contain sesamin and sesamolin which help in lowering cholesterol.

* Walnuts: Walnuts are rich in linolenic and Omega-3 fatty acids. These are popularly known to help in lowering cholesterol.  Walnuts are also rich in magnesium and antioxidants.

* Green Tea: It has antioxidants called catechins, in it which scavenge for free radicals that can damage DNA and contribute to cancer, blood clots, and atherosclerosis. As it is processed very less- its leaves are withered and steamed, -- green tea's unique catechins, especially epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), are more concentrated.

*Flaxseed:  Recently, flaxsees have become very popular due to their high content of Omega-3 fatty acids which speed up cell metabolism and reduce inflammation in the body, reduce triglyceride levels, and lower blood pressure.

* Dark Chocolate: Flavonoids which are found to suppress coughs, improve memory and high content of amphetamines which give pleasure.

*  Figs: an excellent source of dietary fiber and a good source of calcium and potassium.

* Seaweed:  contain nutrients commonly found in green, leafy vegetables, along with most minerals found in the ocean. Seaweed is full of magnesium, which may prevent migraines and asthma attacks.

In this manner, some food items which contain some important nutrients are publicized as super foods. The list varies. Some people mention around TEN and some 25.

However, every food item has some nutrient in more quantities. Several of them are needed. Just because, green tea has more oxidants, we can't take it alone or much, much more. Can we take a bottle of antioxidants instead of food? Can we eat or drink B-complex vitamin syrup and avoid food.
That's why several countries have already banned using this phrase "SUPER FOOD".
So, don't fall in that vicious circle of being lean is great. Don't be deceived by the food business people.

Decide between balanced diet and super food diet. Balanced diet is needed for you. Only Super food diet is for those who sell those items.

Eat well - Be Strong, not obese, not anorexic.

You eat food - let super food not eat you


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