LATEST TRENDING SUPERFOODS FOR THIS YEAR

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Every year, more and more superfoods appear and become the next big thing! With all the new trends that come up regularly, it is often difficult to keep up with the latest must-have’s in our fridge or kitchen pantry!

Here are our top 10 picks of some of the latest superfoods which we think you should be on the lookout for:

Goji Berries

Used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years, goji berries are packed with antioxidants, fiber and nutrients. They help in digestion, boost immunity, and play a role in preventing cancer

Bone Broth

This traditional old-time kitchen staple is regaining its popularity due to its rich concentration of nutrients and collagen. It is known to improve gut health, boost the immune system, support bone health, and give your skin and nails a radiant glow

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Pea Protein

A vegetable based protein powder that is a complete protein containing all amino acids! If you are following a plant-based diet or trying to cut down on animal products, pea protein is a great alternative and helps you meet all your protein needs! It is rich in antioxidants, and Vitamin E as well. Up your protein by adding a scoop to cold shakes and smoothies or even to your baked goods and desserts

Coconut Sugar

Coconut sugar is the boiled and dehydrated sap of the coconut palm. Though it is not very nutritious, it does contain more vitamins and minerals than white table sugar and has a lower glycemic index.  It is best to use only in moderation as it is still considered sugar

Turmeric

Yes! One of the trendy superfoods is found in your spice cabinet! This yellow spice is known for its powerful anti-inflammatory benefits and high antioxidant content

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Cocoa Nibs

Good news for all chocolate lovers! Cocoa nibs have amazing health benefits. Rich in iron and antioxidants, cocoa nibs are heart healthy, known to improve memory and mood.  Enjoy them as a healthy snack in moderation as 30 g of nibs has about 130 calories

Watermelon Seeds

When watermelon comes to mind, the seeds are the last thing one thinks of! Watermelon seeds are high in protein, healthy fats, and loaded with B-vitamins and Magnesium. Nowadays watermelon seeds are being sold dried, naturally flavored with chili

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Seaweed

With the rise in the trend of vegan and vegetarian lifestyles, a plant based source of Omega-3 is a definite must!  Seaweed can now help boost your intake of Omega 3 as an alternative source from oily fish

Avocado Oil

There is no doubt that avocado oil would gain its popularity as the new superfood knowing all the health benefits of avocados! Avocado oil is extracted from the flesh of avocado and is rich in healthy fats and vitamin E; it is good for the skin and may help with arthritis as well as in lowering blood pressure. Avocado oil is very versatile and can be easy to add to any diet; drizzle some over your salads or on your vegetables before roasting or you can even include it while baking

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Flaxseed

This seed is high in fiber, protein and antioxidants, and known to help lower cholesterol due to its concentration of Omega-3. Add a dose of healthy fats to your day with a sprinkle of flaxseed on your cereals, salad bowls or smoothies. Make sure it is ground flaxseed as it is better absorbed by our body and easier to digest than when it is in its whole form