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The Best Superfoods for Your Diet and Wallet

Aug. 5, 2014
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NerdWallet recently published an article about the superfoods you can actually afford, but we were curious how much it actually costs to get the recommended daily intake of each nutrient. Here are the recommended daily intake values for six essential nutrients, and for the winning superfood in each category, its cost per dollar and cost to get the recommended daily intake.