Hit your highs and lows. Red bell pepper is both skinny on the calories and insanely fit with fiber. Our super red communes with five other jewels of nature to tantalize with its sweet and spicy splendor, not to mention hefty doses of skin and DNA protection, antioxidants, flavonoids, and anti-inflammatory goodness. Your most needed organs will thank you.
They are sweet, juicy and delicious. But, that’s not all, they are also extremely low in calories, cholesterol, sodium and they are fat free. Tomatoes are an excellent source of Vitamins A, B6, C and K as well as folate, potassium and other essential minerals. Not to mention, one serving gives you 2 grams of fiber, which is 7% of the daily recommended amount.
The pomegranate has been valued throughout history for its flavor and its medicinal properties. Besides being high in vitamin C, potassium, and a great source of fiber, studies have shown this super fruit to be a great aid in the fight against diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Pomegranates have antioxidant, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Extract of pomegranate has been shown to fight against staph, salmonella and some kinds of strep bacteria.
Thyme is a popular herb that not only adds flavor to recipes, but it also has several health benefits associated with it. Those benefits include relief from respiratory and gastrointestinal problems, improved mental acuity and protection against cancer-causing toxins. Thyme also contains essential oils that have powerful antioxidant properties. It is a little known that some herbs, such as thyme, contain greater concentrations of antioxidants than some common fruits or vegetables. Thyme has also been shown to be helpful in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, skin diseases and muscle cramps. Because it may be impractical to include any herb in your meal plans that often, the easiest way to enjoy the benefits of thyme is to enjoy it in our soups!