You’ve heard about superfoods–those wondrous fruits, veggies, and ancient grains that wellness insiders claim can work miracles when it comes to your health. Annoyingly though, there’s a lot of vague and even contradictory information out there about what a superfood actually is, and what the benefits are of eating different types.
Forgive us for struggling to keep up, but one minute quinoa’s the only grain you should be eating, and the next freekeh is being hailed as a life-changing rice alternative. It’s exhausting!
Julie Montagu has built her career around the belief that superfoods live up to the hype. She’s a certified health counselor, yoga instructor, and has received a certification in plant-based nutrition from Cornell University. She blogs at The Flexi Foodie, and her new cookbook, Superfoods: The Flexible Approach to Eating More Superfood is a best-seller in the UK and will hit U.S. bookshelves on August 4.
Montagu explained that there’s no official regulation…
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