The legume family is a versatile and nutritious one containing all varieties of dried beans, peas and lentils. Even peanuts are a legume but are more similar to tree nuts than other members of their family.
Superfoods are mostly plant based foods that are known to be nutritionally dense and can therefore provide a lot of health benefits. Among these there are a number of fruits, greens and vegetables that have earned the label of being superfoods.
There are many areas of nutrition that lead to controversy, but dietary fiber is typically not one of them. Instead nutrition experts belonging to all schools of thought agree that including more fiber rich foods into the diet can lead to a number of health benefits for those who do so.