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Do Super Foods Make You Super?


–By Shawn Dolan, PhD, RD, CSSD, a sport dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee

When determining how super a super food may be for you, there are many factors to consider. Among them: Are you male or female? Are you looking for a food with disease-fighting properties? Are you an athlete? If so, are you training for endurance competition or something requiring short, quick bursts and maximum muscle strength? These are all good questions to ask yourself before you map out a super-food menu…