If you have problems remembering exactly what foods are "super foods," think COLORS. The deep or intense colored fruit and vegetables are generally on the list of super foods: blueberries, blackberries, cranberries, pomegranate, dandelion greens, kale, etc. "Eat your colors," as my daughter tells my grandchildren!
If you shop around the outer edge of the grocery store, you will find the best foods from this list. Organic is better and it is even better to buy from your local FARMER'S MARKET in your home area.
11/14/2007 6:22:26 AM
I see that you list "berries of all kinds" but according to Dr. Nicholas Perricone. The NUMBER ONE Superfood found in the world is the ACAI Berry of Brazil. Higher than any ORAC Value in any other fruit, the ACAI berry is off the charts.
Thanks for the info on these other foods, but it seems that this article was written in 2004 & if you've seen reports today about the chemicals in our food, the free radicals we are eating on a daily basis are possibly doing more harm than the vitamins & minerals we're eating.
If anyone is interested, MonaVie is a great product. If you haven't heard about it. Check it out, or ask someone in your neighborhood about it. www.mymonavie.com/lifesberry
since my breast cancer was hormone receptive, I don't eat soy products. However, before I found out , i was eating soy products for a whole year. If I hadn't gone to support group, wouldn't have found this out. Did ask my Dr about it and he said that was right..
Hiya, Just had to comment about soy. I'm a breast cancer survivor. Soy does not cause breast cancer. If you have a form of cancer that is hormone receptive (feeds off estrogen or other hormones), soy (and some other foods) can mimick those hormones and "feed" a tumor. Strangely, people that drank or ate a lot of soy as children have lower rates of breast cancer. My cancer was not hormone receptive and I continue enjoying soy products.
11/13/2007 5:00:11 PM
I thought I'd see quinoa on this list ~ it is actually classified as a super food! And, it's delicious.
Buck wheat may be used for gluton free , but I'm very allergic to it. I actually can't breath even with smelling it. I'm unde the understanding that soya has be reprted to cause breast cancer with women? I really enjoy all this information that I'm receiving, but I find I can't keep up with all the information. Does anyone else find this also?
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