Every year there is a new superfood on the market ready to heal every ailment you can imagine. 2012 is no different with a list of much hyped about superfood ready to cure you. Here are the foods you can expect to see fully stocked in your grocer this year:
Black Garlic – This garlic has been fermented in high heat making it sweeter than regular garlic and it doesn’t leave you with bad breath. The process boosts the antioxidants in the garlic and includes a compound proven to help fight cancer.
Chai Seeds – Filled with omega 3 fatty acids for keeping high energy levels. Also said to lower blood pressure and protect skin from elements.
Adzuki Beans – Very high levels of protein and low levels of fat. Also high in potassium and fibre to help with high blood pressure, digestion, high blood sugar and more.
Spirulina – A blue-green algae which is full of iron, Vitamin A and Vitamin B12, which help to keep energy lvels high and fight fatigue. It is also a high source of phytochemicals which are said to help menopause symptoms, osteoporosis and cancer.
Hemp Seeds – Source of omega 3 fatty acids and a new type of protein which is easier to digest. They can help for inflammation, joint pain and to keep your heart healthy.
Kukicha Twig Tea – A tea made from pieces of the Kukicha plant has high levels of antioxidants to help boost your immune system and lower blood pressure.
Goldenberries (gooseberries) – Buzz has already started on these berries known to have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. High levels of protein and B vitamins.
Fenugreek – A herb and a spice used to help reduce cholesterol, improve symptoms of diabetes, menstruation and menopause.