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Super Foods and functional foods These are the foods that provide additional health benefits other than providing macros (carbohydrates, protein, fats) and micros (vitamins, minerals) So we will talk about some SUPER FOODS here......every time I will try to educate all of you about these functional foods. So the super food for the day is WHEAT GRASS . 1. Wheatgrass Whether you’re looking to  fight free radicals  or maximize the nutrients in your diet, wheat grass  should definitely be at the top of your list. Wheatgrass  is prepared from the freshly sprouted leaves of the common wheat plant and can supply tons of vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium and magnesium. It also gives you some added chlorophyll, a plant pigment that’s loaded with health benefits. Add it to juices or smoothies for a burst of energy, try it in tablet form, or even eat it raw if you’re feeling adventurous. Some bioactive compounds present in wheat grass are Chlorophyll An
not so healthy HEALTH FOOD 1  1-      RTD (ready to drink) juices    These so called healthy juices have huge amount of sugar present in them. The current processing technology is not so advance now that we can preserve juices without sugar. However work is being done to produce sterilized juice [using cold processing]. 22 -     Whole wheat biscuits Commercially it is very difficult for companies to produce high fibre or whole wheat biscuits and also if the companies start to use whole wheat The smooth texture of the biscuit will be lost. Whole wheat is added but in some proportion around 10-20%      3-whole wheat noodles/ Maggie                     Again the same explanation, extruding high fibre noodles is a tedious job and also while doing so the texture is compromised. So companies do add whole wheat to noodles but in small proportions. 4- Brown bread        Anyone who has tasted the real brown bread can differentiate the difference. Whe