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January 18, 2015 by Leanne Vogel November 3, 2017Rich dairy-free, keto chocolate mousse that’s fluffy, creamy and surprisingly sugar-free. Made with keto ingredients to boost brain power, squash hunger, regulate digestion and eliminate cravings. A year ago, if I were asked to list the top “superfoods” it’d go something like this: lucuma, maca, goji, blueberries, chia seed, acai, quinoa… You too? Did you know that “superfood” is a marketing term that food companies started using in the mid-2000’s to make their products more desirable? Companies claimed that their products had “superfood power”, regardless of their actual nutrient profile. Superfood was abused so much that in 2007, the European Union banned the use of the word unless the product could be scientifically proven to actually be rich in superfoods. (1) Okay, so… what’s an actual superfood? When I look at the list of perceived “superfoods”, I see a trend – they’re all very, very rich in carbohydrates. I want to be clear: I’m not against carbohydrates. I eat them every day (all vegetables, all the time!). They’re essential for specific body processes but definitely not in the volume that we’re consuming them today. (2) And, using carbohydrates as the source of our superfood? Bleh. So maybe you agree with me – that we have this whole carbohydrate thing all upside down and backwards, lets look at natural superfoods that offer a strong list of benefits and are naturally low in carbohydrates and keto-friendly…
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HI! I’M LEANNE
Nutrition educator + keto enthusiast. I want to live in a world where every woman loves her body, nourishing fats are enjoyed at every meal, and the word “restriction” isn’t in the dictionary.