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Oprah Mag Picks Wild Salmon and other Superfoods
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List of 25 includes 12 foods featured at… wild salmon included; “O” editors provide rationales and recipes for each pick
by Craig Weatherby

We've always been pretty selective about the foods we choose to sell.

Health, culinary quality, and sustainability constitute our top criteria... and health comes first.

This is why, from wild salmon and sardines to berries, tea, nuts, and dark chocolate, Vital Choice foods keep showing up on lists of “superfoods”... either named by brand, or generically.

For example, we offer many foods selected as super-healthful in bestsellers by Nicholas Perricone, M.D., Stephen Pratt, M.D., and Jonny Bowden, Ph.D. (See “Vital Choice fare picked by expert authors” below)

Now we can add Oprah Winfrey’s “O” magazine to the roster of respected recommenders, after 12 of our foods were included in a feature article in the January, 2010 issue, titled “
25 Superfoods to Incorporate Into Your Diet Now.

12 Vital Choice foods appear on O magazine’s super list
This isn’t the first time that foods we feature were deemed super in the Oprah Winfrey domain.

Back in 2005, we reported that Oprah’s favored medical guests – including Mehmet Oz, host of the new Dr. Oz show – recommended wild salmon (see “
Oprah and Expert Guests Endorse Wild Salmon”).

For their January, 2010 issue, the editors of “O” magazine offer up a list of super-foods that can improve your diet for the New Year and beyond.

As they wrote, “…what if you didn't have to choose between good food and good-for-you food because they were one and the same? Here, you'll find a short list of foods that you really ought to incorporate into your diet—because, frankly, their health benefits are through the roof.”

Here’s the full list of 25 Superfoods, starting with the 12 that we offer… with links to the foods in the Vital Choice online store and to the recipes that accompanied each food.

“O” magazine picks offered at

Canned Wild Salmon
Salmon Cakes
Sardine Salad Sandwich
Frozen Yogurt Sundae with Spiced Nuts O's blueberry menu
Green Tea 
Dried Spinach and Sencha Tea
Frozen Yogurt Sundae with Spiced Nuts
Dark Chocolate
Dark Chocolate Bark with Pistachios, Sweetened Dried Cherries, and Pumpkin Seeds
Frozen Yogurt Sundae with Spiced Nuts
Popcorn with Dried Oregano and Lemon
O's cinnamon menu
Ginger, Cayenne, and Black Pepper
Recipe: O's ginger menu

These 15 foods round out
“O” magazine’s list of 25 superfoods:
  • Avocados
  • Beets
  • Horseradish
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts).
  • Dark, leafy greens ( spinach, kale, and swiss chard)
  • Alliums (leeks, onions, and garlic)
  • Whole grains
  • Spelt
  • Miso (fermented soybean paste)
  • Yogurt
  • Sesame seeds
  • Flaxseed
  • Figs
  • Seaweed (hijiki, wakame, kelp, nori)
  • Pomegranate
We wish you good health and bon appétit in the New Year!

  • Barbour C, Mount R. 25 Superfoods to Incorporate Into Your Diet Now. O Magazine, January 2010. Accessed at

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