Every year, a “new” health food emerges from the ether. In recent years, it’s been quinoa, kale, açaí, then more kale, and goji berries. After scouring the natural-food stores and talking to local dieticians, we’ve whittled down the list of the next big super-foods to these five ingredients that are gaining a foothold in health-food aisles, healthy kitchens, and health-conscious minds.
Carolyn Sun is a freelance writer who has written for the Boston Globe, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times and Foreign Policy magazine. She is currently working on a non-fiction book about her mother’s ties to North Korea as well as a work of fiction.
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