For the first time in history, people are eating plenty but starving. This frightening truth is leading to the all-time high rates of obesity and diseases of civilization, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The good news is that the majority of diseases simply need not exist. Not only are these avoidable, but we can slow the progression and oftentimes even reverse them by consuming health-empowering Superfoods.
What is a Superfood?
The term Superfood is used to describe any food that is plant-based, nutrient-dense, calorie-sparse and health-empowering. To understand how to best consume a diet rich in Superfoods, Heinen's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Todd Pesek, MD has created the pyramid to the left as a guide. If you can slowly start to incorporate Superfoods into your daily diet, you will be taking the first steps to optimum health!