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What are superfoods?

Superfoods are foods that have a very high nutritional density. This means that they provide a substantial amount of nutrients and very few calories.

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Superfoods: Health benefits, uses, and risks

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Berries

The higher levels of flavonoids in berries have been shown to lower the risk of a heart attack . A few commonly identified superfood berries include

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  • They contain a high volume of minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants which will help you reach your daily nutritional goals.
  • The nutrients they contain help pro...

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Salmon

The high omega-3 fatty acid content in salmon and other fatty fish, such as trout and herring, can decrease the risk of abnormal heartbeats, reduce cholesterol and slow th...

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Dark chocolate

Research has found that dark chocolate is high in flavonoids. Flavonoids demonstrate antioxidant activity, prevent coronary heart disease and certain types of cancer, and boost the immune system.

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Wine and Grapes

Resveratrol, the polyphenol found in wine that made it famously “heart healthy”, is present in the skins of red grapes.

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