Superfoods – A New Age Elixir or A Scam?

The new food fad that is trending these days is superfoods. Superfoods websites want you to believe that eating some foods can slow ageing, make you look younger, boost your libido, cure depression, increase intelligence, prevent cancer and prolong life.

Superfood enthusiasts are encouraged by a plethora of websites and blogs publishing statements like “Superfoods are the next step in optimizing your body’s ability to function by supplying a megadose of nutrients”. I wonder if there are others who find such statement to be a megadose of nonsense or has the media hype led to the disappearance of the voice of reason. Continue reading