This is a really new word that is exactly what it looks like.
A superfood is a food with claimed properties that give amazing nutritional results. Nowadays there are so many of them it’s hard to keep up.
A lot of people are spending a lot of money on superfoods and it’s big business for a lot of companies. But are these foods really so ‘super’?
Recently, people have been questioning whether superfoods can really make a big difference to people’s health.
Hamish: Gary, what’s in that juice you’re drinking?
Gary: It’s a few different things but the main ingredient is kale.
Hamish: What’s that?
Gary: It’s a superfood! A leafy vegetable with so many good properties!