There is more to watermelon than just water! In fact, while having a high-water content, watermelon is also loaded with essential vitamin B complex which provides a great source of energy and supports better health. Watermelon also contains lycopene, a powerful anti-aging antioxidant that is effective in fighting off free radicals in the body. Who knew something so sweet tasting and exceedingly refreshing could also be so good for you?
Jicama, a root vegetable originally hailing from Central and South America gets high marks for it low calorie content, and high levels of soluble fiber and vitamin C. This means that this flavorful vegetable helps promote digestion, eye health, skin quality and boosts your immune system.
Dating back to Mayan and Aztec ancient societies, chia are an edible desert seed known to curb the appetite and provide an unusually high concentration of protein, fat, fiber, carbs, minerals, and vitamins within an extremely low calorie count. This cute little seed does a lot for the body.
Lemongrass shoots are actually a stalky grass highly prized in Southeast Asia for its medicinal uses and distinct talent for flavoring soups with natural citrol. Not only does citrol taste good, it also protects with its antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
Soothing to the intestinal tract, ginger root helps digestive distress and offers an array of therapeutic properties to settle the worst of symptoms. New studies show its success in alleviating joint pain with its anti-inflammatory magic in addition to its laundry list of benefits. We just love it for its sassy scent and piquant taste.