We at The Ibiza Food Festival notice a lot of different food trends popping up every season. To keep you updated with the recent superfoods, we picked four products with proven health and wellbeing benefits. Read and learn why should you introduce them into your diet.
What are the Superfoods?
Superfood is simply a kind of food that is rich in nutritions that is considered to be very beneficial to you health and wellbeing.
Cacao nibs are the seeds from cacao trees. They are crunchy, rich in flavour with a bitter taste. Cacao nibs are a perfect addition to porridge, smoothies, milkshakes and cookies. Among many benefits, the seeds are packed with antioxidants, high in calcium, fiber and iron to promote skin health and have anti ageing effects. Cacao nibs are also great natural mood boosters.
Turmeric is a yellow-coloured spice that comes from a ginger family. It is very popular in Asian and Indian cuisine. Turmeric is considered as one of the oldest herbal medicines and known for its anti-inflammatory effects. It’s subtle taste makes it a perfect addition to soups, curries and stews. This spice helps decrease inflammation, boosts shin health, promotes brain and heart health and balances mood.
Matcha comes from the same plant as green tea but contains lots more antioxidants and caffeine. It is made by grinding green tea leaves info a fine powder and has a nutritional value of 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea. It is a perfect way to start the day, giving you a boost of energy and enhancing concentration. It is also great for detox, supports weight loss and reduces stress.
The seeds from the almond tree are considered by many as one of the most healthy nuts due to its high nutritional value. Crunchy, earthy with a bit of sweetness, those nuts make it a great addition to both sweet and savoury dishes. Almonds milk offer a perfect alternative for cow’s milk for those with special diets. The nuts help boost brain health and prevent heart disease, regulate blood pressure and protect against diabetes. Ibiza is home to almond trees, so if you are on the island make sure get some of the local produce.
Visit your local healthy food shop to find superfood products from our list and also discover new ones. We hope you enjoyed this article, if you have any suggestions or comments please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org.