Are There Really Super Foods? The evidence behind the claims
We hear about the health benefits of "Super Foods" from broccoli and garlic to tea and soybeans. Journals, magazines and advertisements all rave about naturally occurring substances in plant foods called phytochemicals. How much is really established? In this program we examine the research behind the "super foods" claims to see what is strong, and what is still quite tentative. Then we discuss the implications for healthy eating habits.