superfood

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noun su·per·food \ˈsü-pər-ˌfüd\

Definition of superfood

plural

superfoods

  1. :  a food (such as salmon, broccoli, or blueberries) that is rich in compounds (such as antioxidants, fiber, or fatty acids) considered beneficial to a person's health Superfoods increase energy and vitality, regulate cholesterol and blood pressure and may help to prevent or fight cancer and other diseases. — Kathleen Back Brady, Tallahassee (Florida) Democrat, 26 Feb. 2014 Because açai is rich in polyphenols and other antioxidants, it's been hailed by some as a superfood or “miracle berry.” — Andrew Weil, Self Healing, October 2006

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First Known Use of superfood

1915


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