At Harvest Soul, we take great pride in finding and mixing the most delicious and nutritious blends of the world’s healthiest organic fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds & grains. We search out the best ingredients and create amazing blends that not only taste great, but provide you with some of the most nutritious juices you can find. Every ingredient is important, but some deserve a little bit of extra bragging.
Apples, Bananas & More
Our organic fruits are chosen at the peak of freshness, packed with vitamins and nutrients. Apples and oranges really deliver a healthy dose of Vitamin C, a natural antioxidant with cancer-preventing properties. Not bad against the common cold either!
Berries are true superfoods; they’re loaded with antioxidants and they also have a low glycemic index (GI) which can help regulate blood sugar. They also can help fight inflammatory diseases, like arthritis and allergies.
Rich in potassium, bananas also contain considerable amounts of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C. Potassium plays an important role in decreasing the risk of high blood pressure and stroke, and helps to reduce stress, so relax and take a sip.
Tropical fruits, like pineapples and papayas, offer their own special healthy properties. Pineapples contain the Bromelain enzyme, which helps with digestion and acts as a natural detox. It’s also known for anti-inflammatory and anti-clotting properties. Low in calories, it’s a super weight loss food too. Papayas are a great source of antioxidants, phytonutrients and Vitamins C and E. They’re great for the skin—papaya facials are popular skin treatments—and they may help in wound healing and skin problems like acne.
Spinach & Kale Leafy Wonders
Low in calories, packed with vitamins, minerals and other phytonutrients, spinach truly is a super hero among green leafy vegetables. It’s an excellent source of Vitamins K & A, magnesium, folate, manganese, iron and so many others, but it’s the phytonutrients—including flavonoids and carotenoids—that make the difference. Spinach’s many different flavonoid compounds have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. It’s also packed with lutein, making it great for eye health.
What about kale? Well, it contains more than ten times the Vitamin C and more Vitamin A and K than spinach, and it’s packed with all kinds of wonderful anti-oxidants as well. It also has more lutein too. Unfortunately, probably because of its somewhat stronger taste, kale loses in the popularity contest against spinach.
Super Seeds – Flax, Hemp and Chia
Filled with heart-healthy Omega-3’s, antioxidants and lots of soluble and insoluble fiber, flax seeds should be in everyone’s diet. They’re are an amazing source of lignans, which have antioxidant qualities and may provide protection from many types of cancer.
Hemp seeds are packed with easily digestible proteins, and contain all 10 essential amino acids, providing complete protein, rare for a plant. They offer more protein than flax and chia.
Chia seeds have more beneficial heart-healthy fats than salmon. Chia seeds can help maintain good cholesterol levels and can be helpful in losing weight. They also have more calcium than whole milk. Sorry cows.
More Almonds & Cashews Please
Almonds may be the perfect nut—they taste great, they’re versatile, and they’re packed with amazing healthy properties. Filled with “good fats,” almonds may help in lowering cholesterol. Almonds provide a nice source of potassium and magnesium; low glycemic index too.
Cashews are a low fat nut, filled with the good kind of fat that helps lower bad cholesterol. They also are packed with magnesium that is important for bone health, and studies have also shown that proper magnesium levels can help reduce migraine headaches, manage high blood pressure, regulate sleep patterns and reduce stress.
Quinoa Stands Alone
Quinoa is such a well-rounded ancient grain. High in antioxidants, more than most berries, quinoa provides many anti-inflammatory properties. It’s also a complete protein, making quinoa a perfect food for all types of diets.
Can’t Beat the Beet
The red beet has been around since prehistoric times, but we have the ancient Romans to thank for cultivating this stamina-boosting vegetable. Filled with betaine, beets are known for fighting inflammation and for cancer-prevention properties. They also may help us maintain healthy blood pressure levels, an added bonus. Keep calm and grab a beet!