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Blueberries contain anthocyanins, which might reduce your risk of heart disease. If you eat 150-300 in a day, that is. Andrew Welch/Unsplash

These 5 foods are claimed to improve our health. But the amount we’d need to consume to benefit is… a lot

We often hear eating specific foods can help prevent disease. But these claims are best taken with a grain of salt (or turmeric). The benefits are likely only if we eat them in really huge quantities.
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Dude food vs superfood: we’re cultural omnivores

Two very popular – and seemingly contradictory – food trends are gripping Australia at the same time. Ultra healthy and extravagantly indulgent eateries are actually fulfilling the same elite-driven desire for food that's creative, hand-made and rare.
The term superfood is often evoked for exotic and ancient fruits, such as these acai berries. Seema Krishnakumar

Superfoods: not so super after all?

Superfoods is a buzzword now part of mainstream food and health language, often touted as miracle foods that cure all ills, stave off ageing and disease, or aid weight loss. In practice, superfoods are…

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