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From the Blender: Purple Superfoods Smoothie

I'm the first to admit skepticism about the term "superfoods"—I think all whole foods (and pizza slices and cheeseburgers) are pretty super when you come right down to it. But I still can't resist a healthy and delicious smoothie packed with some of the most-touted superfoods, including blueberries, almonds, and raw cacao. More

Weekend Cook and Tell Round Up: Superfoods

Gomasio. [Photograph: Sage Trifle] For last week's Weekend Cook and Tell challenge we wanted to know what all of you were eating to keep healthy. We were curious to see what types of vitamin rich, antioxidant filled superfoods all of you were incorporating into your diets that are both delicious and beneficial. Healthy eating seems to be weighing heavily on everyone's minds and this was one of our most popular Weekend Cook and Tell topics yet. Let's take a look at some of our favorite responses.... More

EU To Ban "Superfoods"

New EU legislation going into effect this Sunday will hopefully make it easier for consumers to understand the health claims and benefits of foods. According to the BBC, the legislation will: "Ban the use of the term "superfood" unless it is accompanied by a specific authorized health claim that explains to consumers why the product is good for their health." "Nutritional claims such as 'low in salt' or 'light' will have to meet a standardized definition agreed by the EU." "Foods that make a nutrition claim - such as being low in salt - will have to make it clear on the same label if they are also high in fat or sugar." "Foods that are high in more than... More

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