Healthy foods right in front of us all this time

By Kev Kurdoghlian

Signal Staff Writer

Eat healthy. It’s easier said than done.

A search for healthy food options online may lead to phrases like “superfoods,” “powerfoods” or something similarly catchy.

Despite the label “superfood,” not all “superfoods” are super for you, said Natalie Dalessio-Gruneberg, a clinical registered dietitian at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.

“’Superfoods’ is actually a marketing term. There is no science on the word ‘superfoods,’” said Dalessio-Gruneberg, who teaches nursing students about diet at College of the Canyons. “That being said, there are foods that are really good for you because of their components.”

Food like coconut

Read more