SMOKINCHOICES (and other musings)

November 29, 2012

Superfoods that Do – Don’t work

From Dr Mercola:   Not Everything claimed to be “Superfood” truly is

Story at-a-glance

  • Replacing processed foods with “superfoods” may help you shed weight more effortlessly, while promoting optimal health and longevity
  • 10 potent “superfoods” include wild-caught salmon, broccoli, spinach, berries, green tea, avocados, bone broth, fermented vegetables, coconut oil, and macadamia nuts
  • While commonly promoted as “superfoods,” low-fat yoghurt, unfermented soy products and dried fruits are best avoided, as they tend to have more harmful than beneficial health effects for most people
  • Recent research found that regular green tea consumption, defined as drinking green tea at least three times a week for more than six months, was associated with a 17 percent reduced risk of all digestive cancers combined. Higher tea consumption was associated with even greater risk reduction

Potent Superfoods Skip These 4 “Superfoods” that Don’t Live Up to Their Healthy Image
Super foods can slim, trim, and nourish your body – giving you a longer, healthier life. But some “super foods” don’t deserve the name, and instead fall squarely on my list of items to AVOID. Replace them with these overlooked but true super foods…

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