In the past few years it has become common to put “superfoods” in every component of breakfast.
The word superfood may conjure up an image of little drawstring bags stuffed with ruby red goji berries or petite jars filled with vibrant green-blue spirulina. Rarely would you imagine oatmeal or the humble black bean.
Expensive superfoods may get the glory, but humble ones do the hard work of providing healthy benefits to you day in and day out. Here, we’ve gathered 11 superfoods that happen to be among the cheapest foods you can buy. Even better, we bet you already have them in your kitchen.
When people ask me to describe what I ate as a kid, I include this caveat: I have a Health Mom™.
As so-called “superfoods” become more common in everyday life, it feels important to know what’s really in that supercharged, dust-filled latte that all the "wellness" people seem to be slurping.
Americans drink a lot of coffee—by most accounts, an average of at least two cups per day, if not three or even more. Despite caffeine’s ominous-sounding status as the world’s most-used recreational drug, most studies have shown that all that coffee might actually be healthy for us. But could it be even healthier? A chemistry professor thinks so—and the key is taking all that coffee people are already drinking and packing it full of extra antioxidants and vitamins.