Definition of superfood in English:

superfood

noun

  • A nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.

    ‘he touts broccoli sprouts and salmon as two of the most perfect superfoods’
    • ‘Now cultivated in laboratories, HSOs are grown in a substrate of nutrient-rich superfoods containing naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, trace elements, live enzymes, and proteins.’
    • ‘Just because chocolate has temporarily borrowed the health halo doesn't make it a superfood.’
    • ‘Kale is one of nature's superfoods, rich in vitamins A and C, and anti-cancer nutrients, as well as being good for healthy bone-building and skin-healing.’
    • ‘A cocktail which includes a superfood can never be a bad thing, and it certainly perked me up no end.’
    • ‘It's not for my lawnmower but for me: hemp oil is one of those substances currently being declared a superfood.’
    • ‘But - if British researchers can confirm an earlier study - the even greater heart benefits from pomegranates may make them the new superfood.’
    • ‘‘It's positioning the humble baked bean as a superfood,’ said another company spokesman.’
    • ‘Unhulled, brown ‘pot’ barley is what you'll find in wholefood shops because it counts as something of a nutritional superfood offering an excellent serving of complex carbohydrate and six times more fibre than other grains.’
    • ‘Another water-derived superfood that has potent effects in human health is spirulina.’
    • ‘It contains superfoods like nori, sprouted quinoa, alfalfa, aloe vera and wild blue-green algae, which has virtually every nutrient known to man.’
    • ‘What's more, consuming superfoods that contain naturally occurring nutrient combinations may actually be healthier than taking them in isolated nutrients.’
    • ‘For an individual who wishes to nourish his or her own body, ingesting superfoods is an excellent way to supplement.’
    • ‘For instance, a breakfast of nonfat yogurt topped with blueberries, bananas, chopped walnuts and ground flaxseed knocks three superfoods off his list in one meal.’
    • ‘Visually this is a treat - and since they're being lauded as one of the new superfoods, you'll have the added bonus of knowing you're doing yourself good.’
    • ‘But when you take away the clever packaging and advertising, is soy really a superfood?’
    • ‘Plus, wheat germ is rich in vitamins E and B. Smoothies are a perfect way to add both of these superfoods to your diet.’
    • ‘And if you want to stay healthy, you need a few superfoods.’
    • ‘With a growing number of studies pointing to soy as a superfood, it's getting harder to find a reason not to add it to your diet.’

Pronunciation:

superfood

/ˈso͞opərˌfo͞od/