Episode 6: What Are The True Superfoods?

Superfood is a word that is bandied about and used as a marketing claim on many products to the point where the concept has almost lost its meaning. Our sixth episode of the Today Is The Day Podcast, “What Are The True Superfoods?”, is now available on your favourite podcast platforms.

In this episode, we’re diving into the topic of true superfoods – not the ones that come in packages from faraway lands, but the real superheroes that are widely accessible, affordable and can easily be part of an everyday diet. 

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Covered In This Episode

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How to get back to the original, accessible superfoods.
  • The unexpected environmental and economic impacts caused by the superfood movement.
  • Meghan’s philosophy for culinary nutrition, Josh’s construct of functional nutrition, and what evidence they use to back them up.
  • Why mushrooms act a little like a teacher for your body’s rowdy classroom, and the reason you shouldn’t try foraging for them on your own.
  • The surprising anti-cancer and antibiotic powers of garlic.
  • The benefits of turmeric: an anti-inflammatory that goes well with smoothies and even lattes.
  • Meghan makes a case for hemp seeds, which provide adequate fibre, fat and protein.
  • Why Josh recommends cinnamon for people who are on the blood sugar rollercoaster.
  • Hear the debut of the CINNAMON JINGLE.
  • That walnuts don’t just look like your brain: they boost your brain as well.
  • Leave Meghan and Josh a message and talk about the superfoods growing in your own backyard!

Episode Bonus: True Superfood Recipes

This episode’s bonus is a printable that includes the following superfood recipes:

  • Parsley pesto
  • Blueberry super shake
  • Simple turmeric tea
  • Stuffed portobello mushrooms
  • Hemp ‘parmesan’ topping
  • Get Your True Superfood Recipes

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Dusty Spiller

Dusty is a professional triathlete and coach. He offers coaching on triathlons, running and nutrition on his YoutTube channel – we particularly love his cooking videos. Conventional sports nutrition can be filled with poor advice – like gel packs and neon drinks – and we appreciate Dusty’s whole food approach to supporting fitness.

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