When we eat, the food we consume is broken down by the acids & enzymes in our bodies. The carbohydrates in our food then turns into glucose, which enters our bloodstream and can be used for energy or stored as fat. This is accomplished with the help of insulin, which our bodies essentially track in real time.
Superfoods are said to have a disproportionately large amount of nutritional benefits based on how much of them we eat. But are they scientifically proven to be better for you, or are they just part of another dietary fad?
Most people know that for a healthy heart you need to have a balanced diet, but most people don't know there's a lot of heart healthy foods out there.