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6 Superfoods You Should Know About That Actually Work

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The next time you're at a juice bar, you can pass on that $12 wheatgrass/kombucha/acai berry smoothie. Although it seems like you can’t go anywhere today without hearing about some new “superfood” whose density of nutrients is strong enough to magically melt fat, detox your body, boost your immunity and create world peace, most of those superfoods are also extremely expensive, and don’t exactly have the clearest results.

Most nutritionists agree that a single superfood isn’t going to do a thing for you if not done in conjunction with an active lifestyle and healthy diet. But if you have those elements in place, there are some superfoods that will offer a boost to your overall health. So which ones are worth the hype?   

1. Berries

All berries are good sources of anthocyanins, antioxidants, manganese, and vitamins C and K, and all will offer anti-aging, anti-aging and weight-loss properties. So there is no need give in to the marketing push for the most expensive among them like acai berries, blueberries or goji berries. Strawberries are a fraction of the cost and just as yummy. Just get them as local as possible and in season.