By now you know that green vegetables are good for you. As in, super-good-superfood kind of good. Though all vegetables play an important role in your good health, it’s the deep green vegetables that stand high among the rest on the nutritional scale. Ever wonder why they hold so much power? The benefits speak for themselves.
Quite possibly the most popular of the leafy greens, spinach sometimes still gets a bad rap. It’s known as a superpower food that holds many benefits, but some still people equate it with old-school cafeteria offerings. Try it in a soup or fresh in a salad and you’ll change your tune fast.
A virtual powerhouse, spinach provides iron, vitamin K, potassium, and a host of antioxidants. These promote eye health (including prevention of macular degeneration), regulate blood pressure, help manage diabetes, and can help reduce cravings (which can promote weight loss).
You’ll find this vegetable in pretty stem colors of red, white, or yellow green, but the leaves are typically deep green. Swiss chard is considered one of the best greens you can eat as it’s chock full of vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin A, magnesium, copper, and manganese.
These give Swiss chard an anti-inflammatory compound that can assist with prevention of Type 2 diabetes, help regulate blood glucose, and do wonders to lower insulin resistance–all while protecting your heart.
Kale has made quite a name for itself in recent years. It’s gone way beyond the plate garnish to become a main plate staple. It contains a host of nutrients like protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, and folate.
These have been known to do amazing things like protect against many types of cancer, lower cholesterol, prevents bone loss, and detoxify the body. The anti-inflammatory properties of kale can fight against arthritis, asthma, and autoimmune disorders.
You’ll find this Chinese cabbage in many of the take-out dishes because it is so good in stir-fry and soups. Its leaves are thick and dark green, which is where it packs the power of selenium, phosphorus, folate, beta-carotene, and vitamin K.
These can increase immunity, assists with brain health and, support eye health by reducing the risk of macular degeneration. The high selenium concentration help regulate thyroid and gland function. This cruciferous veggie also has potent anti-inflammatory effects that helps prevent certain cancers.
You’ll Find Powerful Greens In Our Soups
SoLé SoupS® takes the power of all great greens and harness it into many of the soups that we make. SoLé SoupS® Green Detox is made with the amazingly delicious, healthfully nutritious greens your body needs. Made with love from greens that are grown and harvested locally, our soups pack a punch of good health in every bowl. Full of protein and fiber that satisfies your hunger without weighing you down, SoLé SoupS® greens are the tasty way to get the great benefits your body craves.