Kale is the 'superfood' du jour. Is kale a true superfood that leaves all others in its dust, or is it a case of hype over substance? The truth lies in a little from column A and a little from column B.Kale is a leafy green vegetable which is part of the cruciferous vegetable family which also includes cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and bok choy. As a … [Read more...] about All hail kale or superfood fail?
'Superfoods' is a widely used catch-all phrase used in the marketing of exotic (and normally expensive) fruits and vegetables. But just what exactly makes a food ‘super’?'Superfood' has no meaning among nutrition scientists – the people that know the most about the science of food. The word has no legal definition, so anyone can label any food they are promoting as … [Read more...] about Superfoods: more like a supermyth