Herbs, botanicals and superfood powders have been important ingredients in supplements for decades. But only recently have brands added these powerful, functional boosters to charge up foods and beverages.
Nourishing adaptogenic herbs such as maca, ashwagandha and rhodiola. Bright, flavorful berries like goji, acerola and schisandra. Ayurvedic ginger, turmeric and cardamom. These interesting ingredients provide added value, nutrition and flavor to products, and they're all about optimizing foods consumers already eat to supercharge their day. Here are a few herb- and botanical-infused foods and beverages we spotted at Natural Products Expo East 2017.