Superfoods from Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)
“Superfoods” is a term describing foods that are particularly rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants or essential amino acids and that are not manufactured on an industrial scale. Their high nutrient density has a positive impact on our health, does us good and keeps us fit.
It is important to make sure we eat fruit and vegetables that are in season, as these will be grown locally. They taste better and avoid the unnecessary environmental pollution caused by long transportation routes. If you want to make sure your diet is healthy, you should look out for organic quality labels, as fruit and vegetables grown conventionally may have been contaminated with pesticides.
It is often incorrectly assumed that these superfoods are only found abroad. But this is not true: we have nutritious superfoods right on our doorstep here in Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony). Here are just a few examples: