On a mental level such as depression, emotional weakness, relaxation and so on
Beside the “common” food there are a huge amount of so-called natural supplements. Here it is possible to distinguish the following segments:
Herbal supplements made from single or herb combinations. Often these supplements are built on TCM or Ayurveda claims which are hard to check or even have no actual congruence with the personal food pattern.
Combination of herbal and chemical products. In these supplements are mixes of standard or chemical ingredients with more commonly used and know herbals are used.
Chemical supplements build on amino acids, vitamins, and
Phantasy products are made with ingredients which are unproven, unclear or even less healthy. Most of these products do tricker a physical reaction of the body to give an idea “see it works”. Sometimes these products have dangerous side effects.
What is a Superfood?
it must be a good source of nutrients, and possess a diverse array of them. This includes phytonutrients.
many healthy foods contain unhealthy elements, such as calories, fat or cholesterol. Superfoods contain little or none; they should also be absent of toxins, hormones, artificial ingredients, pesticides, chemicals, food dyes, etc
most superfoods offer significant health benefit claims, such as lowering the risk of developing certain types of cancer or helping to alleviate the symptoms of other maladies.
Are these statements proven facts with independent research? The reports are not clear and most are contradicting each other. The best way to use these foods is in the way they have always served the eater: good in taste, healthy as perception and not harmful to most people.