Superfood – Myth or Reality?

Superfood? Like a superhero with superpowers that will save our health & protect our environment? Chia seeds, quinoa, maca, avocado, goji berries…Β Yes, these exotic foods may have interesting nutritional characteristics, such high content of omega-3, essential amino acids or antioxidants. But does this mean that they are indispensable? Or that their consumption will make up for an unhealthy diet?

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Trending Food & Cardiovascular Health – Review

I read this review on fad diets and their supposedly cardiovascular health benefits a few weeks ago and wanted to share here the main results of this article.

A. M. Freeman et al. “Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies.” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69.9 (2017): 1172-1187.

Heart-harmful and heat-healthy foods

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