Soup is a classic dish across the world, it’s easy, tasty and beneficial for our health but different soups will benefit us in different ways. You can use this as a personal guide to finding the soup most beneficial to your health and taste buds!
This soup is great for helping with your gut and muscles! Courgettes contain potassium which encourages our muscles to work properly as well as staying healthy and strong. Not only do they help our muscles they contain vitamin C as well as counting as one of our five a day to keep our bodies full of nutrients. Quinoa is one of the world’s most popular health foods, it’s been on the rise in popularity for years and it’s clear why! Quinoa is gluten-free, and fibre, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.
Gazpacho is a classic Spanish soup rich in minerals, antioxidants, fibre and vitamins C, A and E. A classic ingredient is red tomatoes, high in carotenoids such as lycopene and beta-carotene, antioxidants that can prevent prostate cancer, high blood pressure and eye problems. Other vegetables used in the soup tend to contain carotenoids, which can be used as an anti-inflammatory.
Leeks are rich in flavonoids, particularly one called kaempferol. Flavonoids are antioxidants and may have anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and anticancer properties, as well as other health benefits. Leeks are known to have a healthy laxative property, perfect for relieving constipation and gut problems. That’s not all, they even help fight fungal and bacterial problems!
Green vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, they’re packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre. Green vegetables can reduce the chances of heart disease, high blood pressure and a decline in mental health.
Wakame seaweed is a good source of iodine, which is a mineral that your body uses to produce thyroid hormones, which help support growth, metabolism, protein synthesis and cell repair! Iodine deficiency is surprisingly a common issue that people don’t realise they have and can cause weight gain, flaky skin fatigue and hair loss.
Thongweed contains high levels of calcium, iodine, magnesium and zinc. It also contains vitamin A, B1, B2, B7, B9, as well as significant amounts of vitamin C and E, which are essential for maintaining healthy skin.
Pumpkins are great sources of vitamins, they offer vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, and folate which are all helpful vitamins to strengthen your immune system. Pumpkins have been scientifically proven to strengthen eyesight! Just one cup of pumpkin can give you double your vitamin A intake which helps you see more clearly (particularly in low-light) and keep your eyes healthy. They are also filled with potassium to help with lowering blood pressure.
Pumpkin and quinoa combined can improve your metabolic health as they are both full of nutrients and quina is packed with fibre. Improving your metabolic health can lead to healthy weight loss, and you can achieve it with great tasting food too!
Kombu seaweed is a natural flavour booster filled with health benefits as it contains idodine (for thyroid function), calcium, iron and vitamins A and C.
Tamato soup is a classic, and nothing can bea a well made, organic tomato soup! Alongside being tasty tomato soup is full of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals to keep our bodies healthy. There’s even scientific research that shows tomatoes may protect us from diseases aswell as heart disease and cancer!
Eaing foods containing antioxidants has been linked to a much lower risk of cancer aswell as inflammation-related diseases, such as obesity and heart disease. Research also shows that eating just one bowl of tomato soup can benefit both your skin and eyesite!
Lycopene (which is what makes tomatoes red) has been proven to protect skin against UV and sunburn, but it’s important to still use your regular sunscreen too. Lycopene also helps with bone strength and can prevent fractures by improving one density, perfect for those with chronic arthritis or issues with their bones.
Petits pois peas are rich in protein, fibre and low in fat. A single serving of these peas contains the same amount of vitamin C as two whole apples!
Peas are one of the main sources of iron, which is needed to make red blood cells and then keeping oxygen flowing around our body. They are also known to balance blood sugar levels as they contain nutrients such as magnesium, vitamins B and C, all of which help support blood sugar management for those who struggle.
Corn is full of vitamin C, which helps protect our cells as well as our bodies from diseases such as cancer and heart disease. Yellow corn is a great source of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, these are perfect for improving our eye health and even help prevent the lens damage from glasses that can lead to cataracts.
Coconut is a fruit that is mostly filled with healthy fats and contains high amounts of protein aswell as beneficial minerals and vitamin B. Coconuts also contain selenium, which is an important antioxidant that protects your cells. Scientific research shows that eating coconuts may improve your cholesterol as well as reducing belly fat!
Watermelon is a refreshing and nutritious fruit that is filled with vitamin C, vitamin A and multiple healthy plant compounds. Watermelons are 92% water, helping you get quickly hydrated whilst consuming fibre and low calorie food! Many watermelons , vitamins and plant components benefits heart health to prevent heart diease which is the number one cause of death worldwide!
It’s important to find a yummy soup that can also benefit your health and fill you up! All these organic soups are available on our website and ready to arrive at your door.