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What are superfoods?

Watch dr. Piumetti give an introduction to superfoods, functional foods and related concepts

Superfood is a concept that is immediately understood:

it’s something more than a simple food – it’s something that claims it can make us healthier, more beautiful or maybe even happier. And superfoods now seem to be everywhere, from market stalls to the beauty aisle of supermarkets, from fresh fruits to supplements and dry extracts. Despite that, there is not a clear definition of what constitutes a superfood. In this video, we will start discussing what superfoods are, or are not.

Other concepts, such as functional foods or nutraceuticals, are often mixed with the term “superfoods”, – this video, and others in the course, will try to define these different terms to be able to discuss their properties clearly.

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