What is a superfood?
Superfoods are mainly found in plant based foods, such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, grains, and seeds, but also found within fish and dairy. Superfoods contain antioxidants, phytochemicals, fiber, fats, and other nutrients which are thought to ward off cancer, prevent heart disease, and ease digestive issues and even diabetes. Deep colors and smells within plants also play a part in their health benefits. Consuming a variety of these foods is best. It can be hard to access a variety of superfoods and then prepare them before they spoil, but many dietary supplements can also provide these superfoods in a convenient way while retaining their nutritional status. We have to understand though that sourcing and how they are processed matters.
How do we find these superfoods?
The best place to find these whole superfoods are through farmers markets, some grocery stores, and through companies that produce these in superfood supplements within a pill form or power. Many people find that relying on eating superfoods in addition to including a supplement are both a reliable and efficient way to be assured of getting their nutritional benefits.
How are superfoods grown or supplements made?
Superfoods grown within a chemical free soil and free of harmful fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides are our best choice. Consuming predominantly USDA Certified Organic or Certified Naturally Grown foods and superfood products is our healthiest choice. Many people are also going back to gardening. Some superfood powder products are not cold processed to extract the water from the plant leaving a powder form. Using heat to dehydrate certain foods reduces their nutrition content. RAWr! Life. Superfoods uses a cold process means in the making of RAWr! Life. Superfoods in addition to using USDA Certified Organically grown farming practices, Kosher Certified, Quality Assurance Certified, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) all within their manufacturer.
How do superfoods affect our body?
We all know that eating whole, unprocessed and chemical free foods are best to feed our body. Healthy foods help the body and cells function at their best. The body has a natural detoxification process and healthy foods are part of this. When we load our body with chemical ingredients within processed foods, smoke, consume too much sugar and alcohol, consume unhealthy fats, have no fiber intake, little water consumption, and bombarded with environmental pollutants, we are not doing our health any good. By consuming healthy superfoods and a healthy diet we not only keep our health in tip top shape but we are better able to fight against harmful invaders.
– RAWr! Life.