The 10 Biggest Superfood Trends in 2017
Experts are predicting edible insects, animal organs and bacon-flavoured red algae are some of the biggest superfood trends to hit the UK in 2017.
1) Red Algae
Described by many as 'bacon flavoured seaweed', red algae allows people to eat healthily while avoiding any boring tastes.
Set to be a hugely popular in 2017, Offal is full of vitamins, amino acids and omega-3 fatty acids. Offal is the entrails and internal organs of the animal. It is commonly beef or pork hearts, liver, brain, kidney and other organs. They are packed full of iron and anti-oxidants.
3) Goji Berries
Also known as 'Wolfberries' Goji berries have been growing in popularity in recent years. They contains loads of vitamins and minerals such as iron and vitamin's A, C and B2.
4) Bone Broth
Although the name sounds a little...gross, the bone broth is said to have incredible flavour and contains essential minerals and protein. bone broth is often promoted by clean eating gurus.
5) Coconut Sugar
Coconut milk and oil have become hugely popular in recent years, and coconut sugar is set to join them. The sugar contains more vitamins and minerals than typical white sugar.
Did you know that 100g of crickets contain 214% more protein than 100g of chicken breast meat. Insects became increasingly popular towards the end of 2016, and they look to become even more mainstream in 2017.
7) Goat Meat
Dishes made from goat meat instead of beef, pork and lamb typically contain more iron and less fat. Goat meat is already popular in other parts of the world, and 2017 is expected to be the year it truly arrives in the UK.
The Tilapia fish is associated with plenty of health benefits including a boosted metabolism, building strong bones and preventing arthritis. It is also claimed that tilapia reduces signs of aging.
9) Maca Powder
Made from plants originating in Peru, Maca Powder is a great source of vitamins including B, C and E. It also contains plenty of calcium, zinc and iron.
10) Buckwheat Noodles
These noodles don't actually contain any wheat. They are the ideal replacement for a noodle-based disk if you are a coeliac. Buckwheat is also said to aid digestion and reduce the risk of diabetes.
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