superfood

[ soo-per-food ]
/ ˈsu pərˌfud /
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noun

a food considered exceptionally good for one’s health and for boosting the immune system owing to its naturally high content of vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, or omega-3 fatty acids: If you crave superfoods, try the quinoa, kale, and roasted beet salad sprinkled with toasted walnuts and flaxseed.

Nearby words

  1. superfluid,
  2. superfluidity,
  3. superfluity,
  4. superfluous,
  5. superfly,
  6. superfortress,
  7. superfund,
  8. superfuse,
  9. supergalaxy,
  10. supergene

Origin of superfood

First recorded in 1910–15; super- + food

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