You've probably heard certain exotic foods like maca, spirulina, and goji berries described as 'superfoods.' But did you know not all of them originate in the jungle? Read on to learn what superfoods are and why you should be eating them, plus check out a few products we've tried here at Breaking Muscle.

 

Top 5 Superfoods You Chould Be Eating (Heidi L. George)

"Superfoods" are super-concentrated and nutrient-rich. Do you know which foods these are? Cacao? Goji berries? What else? Read on to find out & boost your health! (there's a recipe, too!)

 

Top 10 Exotic Superfoods (Brad Sly)

Last week we looked at superfoods you could find in any grocery store. This week we go on an adventure at look at ten exotic, but incredibly powerful superfoods you might want to hunt down.

 

Mesquite: Southwest Superfood (Nicole Crawford)

Mesquite isn't just for barbecue - it's actually an ancient superfood that has amazing health benefits. Learn how this desert plant can benefit your health and make your food more delicious.

 

Product Review: Chocolatl Empower Bar and Puma Bites (Becca Borawski)

If you are looking for a satisfying, paleo-friendly and/or vegan-friendly, sweet tooth experience you can feel good about buying and eating, Chocolatl is it.

 

Top 10 Supermarket Superfoods (Brad Sly)

Superfoods don't have to be exotic. You can find some of the best right in your grocery store. Here's my list of the ten best foods for your health and fitness that you can buy on any shopping trip.

 

Super-Fun Recipes for Chia Seeds, the New Superfood (Tara Goodyear)

These little seeds are healthier than coffee and provide sustained energy. The Tarahumara use it to power their running for hundreds of miles! Here are some recipes so you can utilize this superfood.

 

Medicinal Mushrooms: The Ancient Superfood (Heidi L. George)

Did you know mushrooms can help your athletic performance? Learn about these three types of mushrooms that can boost your immune system, your endurance, and your training.

 

Product Review: Sunfood Organic Cacao Nibs (Nicole Crawford)

Not only are Sunfood's cacao nibs delicious and healthy, but they are also organic, vegan, raw, and non-GMO verified. And you can use them in everything, from smoothies, to trail mix, to soup.

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