5 Superfood Soup Recipes

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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.

Kale for Healthy Skin

Dark leafy greens, such as kale, are excellent sources of fiber, folate, carotenoids, B vitamins and vitamins A and C, according to Keri Glassman, R.D., author of The New You and Improved Diet: 8 Rules to Lose Weight and Change Your Life Forever. “Vitamin A can help fight dry skin and acne, while vitamin C can act as your food equivalent of the fountain of youth, helping to repair skin by building collagen and helping to ward off those pesky wrinkles,” says Glassman. The B vitamins found in kale also promote circulation to the skin, giving it a healthy glow. Bonus: The sweet potatoes and kale in this recipe also help prevent acne breakouts and flare-ups that can make your skin blemished and blotchy (good riddance, adult acne).\r\n

3 Secrets for Choosing the Best Rotisserie Chicken at the Store

How can you know you're getting one that's fresh, juicy and crispy?

The rotisserie chickens at the store can make a great, quick dinner for the family. They can also be good pre-made bases for many recipes! But when they're all sitting together in the same case, how can you know you're getting one that's fresh, juicy and crispy? Here are three insider tips for choosing the best chicken.

1. Reach for the Back

Go for a chicken that's in the back of the case. Because the store typically loads the case from behind, you can bet the chickens in the front will have been sitting there the longest.

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