These soy beans are high in manganese, copper, and fiber, and a good source of vitamin K, so they walk a very close line to kale, while having a totally different taste and texture. Added bonus: Unlike kale, edamame are a great source of protein.
When the original supergreen crashed on the scene, everything was kale, yeah! But since it’s been added to ...
When the original supergreen crashed on the scene, everything was kale, yeah! But since it’s been added to everything from smoothies to brownies (note: this is not a thing people, stop it!), we don’t blame you if you’re saying kale, meh.
But its superstar status isn’t for nothing. “What makes kale so great for you is that it is loaded in vitamins like A, K, C, and Bs that help to keep your bones healthy, eyes healthy, boost your immunity, give you energy, and fight off free radicals in the body that cause damage and premature signs of aging,” says Brigitte Zeitlin, R.D., owner of BZ Nutrition. “Plus, it is a great source of minerals like manganese, copper, calcium, and iron—all important when it comes to keeping your muscles healthy and bones strong.” It’s also chock full of filling fiber.