Superfoods refer to foods claimed to confer health benefit resulting from an exceptional nutrient chemistry. This means that they provide a substantial amount of nutrients and very few calories. Superfoods contain high volumes of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants.
Antioxidants are natural molecules that occur in certain foods. They help neutralize free radicals in our bodies. (Free radicals are natural byproducts of energy production that can wreak havoc on the body). The antioxidants in superfoods decreases or reverse the effects of free radicals that have close links with the following;