5 Superfood Soup Recipes

Provided by YouBeauty

Getting healthy entails more than saying no to those donuts at your morning meeting and hitting the gym four days a week (although that helps). It also means making sure your diet is abundant in superfoods – Mother Nature’s powerhouse crops. And what better way to get those nutrient-packed ingredients than in a delicious, hearty soup?


By tossing fresh vegetables and legumes into a big pot and letting them simmer, you can nourish your body with healthy nutrients that have been linked to lowering your risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, blood pressure and high cholesterol. Bonus: Some of these foods may even boost your skin tone and act as a fountain of youth. So what’s not to love? Try these five tasty hot and cold soup recipes.

Black Beans For Cancer Prevention

Want to stay healthy? Then it’s time to start loving black beans, saysYouBeauty Nutrition Expert, Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D. According to one study, these superfood morsels were found to prevent DNA damage in mice. And that’s not just good news for mice. “A diet rich in black beans can help to fight against cancer and assist in keeping you in tip top health,” says Kirkpatrick. In addition to these cancer-fighting benefits, black beans are also chock-full of anthocyanins, which according to another study, ward off Parkinson’s disease. These tiny beans are also a great source of fiber, which can keep your digestive tract happy and healthy.

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