The first thing that comes to mind when you think about a green powdered superfood is probably matcha. Originating in Japan, Matcha food and beverages have been around for a while now, but recently there has been a spike in popularity for matcha’s super green cousin, moringa. This medicinal plant is not new of course, moringa is an Indian herb derived from the moringa oleifera tree, native to Africa and Asia. The powder is made from the leaves of the tree, and although it has come into the spotlight only recently, it has actually been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. Also known as the “miracle tree” for its prolific nutrient composition, moringa can be consumed in several forms and can even be used topically. In fact, it is being hailed as a great all-natural skincare ingredient, given its properties and benefits.
This past year has been a whirlwind one for multiple reasons. As we wrap up 2020 and welcome the new post Covid-19 world, we predict the food trends that are in line to become popular in the coming year. Here’s what we predict will be the top 10 food and nutrition trends for 2021.
This past year the pandemic has slowed everything down. It has given us time, among other things, to re-think, introspect and reflect on how we, as a society, have contributed to its existence in the first place. More than anything, this pause has forced us to pay attention to our wellbeing and health,. It has reminded us how important it is to take care of our bodies and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The focus has shifted from toning and shaping our bodies to boosting our immunity and the related foods, medicines, and supplements that can facilitate the process. With the new year being just around the corner, healthy goals are on everyone's list of resolutions. The new year is a new opportunity for healthy habits to start and develop. Hence, we have curated a list of ways you can develop and maintain healthy habits for 2021.