The Foodie: Superfoods
by findingDulcinea Staff
The recent boom in the blueberry market has nothing to do with excitement over the release of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Instead, it stems from the use of a new ubiquitous buzzword: superfood. The word superfood is why you find yourself hovering over the bottle of pomegranate juice or contemplating the cereal fortified with goji berries. But what exactly makes a food super? In many cases, the extra nutrients directly correlate to extra cash in a manufacturer’s pocket, so it’s in your best interest to know whether a food is truly essential or just a product of a marketing ploy.