Superfoods – Marketing Ploy or the Real McCoy? (69)

Have you noticed, over the past few years, a trend in the grocery marketplace toward pushing products that contain “superfoods”?  As in, “Buy this pancake mix containing the superfood flax!”.  Or, “XYZ granola is packed with superfood ingredients like blueberries, acai berries, and chia seeds!”.

So, is there really such a thing as a “superfood”?  Yes and no.  Of course fresh, whole, organic vegetables and fruits are good for you and packed full of vitamins, antioxidants, fiber, and other nutrients.  And some naturally have more than others.  So in essence wouldn’t they all be superfoods?

In this episode of the podcast, you’ll learn about some foods that have been dubbed superfoods, why some resources consider lean meats and dairy products to be superfoods (and why we don’t), and what some of the purported benefits of superfoods are.

Please note that some of the links on this page may be affiliate links and, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase after clicking through to the product using the link we have provided. We never recommend or provide affiliate links to products or services we do not use ourselves, and our ultimate goal is to provide helpful products and advice to you, our readers and listeners.

Here’s what we mention in this episode:

Recipe of the Week


Thanks for listening!

Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa

Scroll to Top