Are Superfoods Really That Good for You?

Over the past several years, superfoods have become a hot topic. It seems like every few months, a new one crops up that not only improves your health but also helps to prevent disease. While it’s undoubtedly true that a healthy diet can reduce both present and future health issues, can eating superfoods solve all your nutritional woes? Not exactly, experts say. Like anything else health-related, there’s no single magical thing you can do (or eat) that will change your life. Instead, it’s better to focus on smaller changes to your diet that will improve your health over time. Plus, a lot of people don’t realize that just because superfoods are good for you doesn’t mean you should eat them in unlimited quantities. We’re looking at you, coconut oil and avocados.

Ahead get the rundown on what superfoods are, how they affect your health, and which ones are worth incorporating into your diet.

What Is A Superfood?