5 New superfoods to watch
Keeping the world healthy starts with you
You can’t cure the world without keeping yourself healthy, so make sure and stay up-to-date on the newest health food trends. According to the internet, kale and coconut water are totally out and have been tossed aside to make room for a new wave of healthy ingredients. Get ready to see these five foods take over the health scene in 2018.
Long gone are the days where we dreaded finishing our peas, pushing them around our plate hoping Mom wouldn’t notice. Peas are packed with vitamins and can be eaten raw, steamed, mushy, or dried and crisped. Another power of peas: they’re considered hypoallergenic and are safe for people with allergies.
Forget wishing for superpowers and start wishing for super powders. Powders like matcha, turmeric, spirulina and maca root are becoming popular in everything from smoothies to baked goods. Super powders have tons of health benefits, from fighting inflammation to strengthening the immune system.
According to Whole Foods’ trend report, mushrooms will be all the rage for 2018. Varieties like reishi, chaga, cordyceps and lion’s mane are becoming popular in foods across categories, with bottled drinks, coffees, smoothies and teas paving the way. Mushroom broths are also super popular, but the mushroom trend isn’t limited to just food. Soaps, body care and hair care are making major waves in the functional mushroom market as well.
Root-to-stem recipes use every part of the plant to help eliminate the food waste problem. Parts of the plant you would normally throw out, like watermelon rinds or broccoli stems, now have a place in more dishes than ever before.