Every day, science is drawing more and more connections between the foods we eat and the effects they have on our brains. Here’s a list of some foods that are really, really good for the brain — and which Soupergirl soups you can find them in!

  • Bring on the beans. All beans are magic beans. They stabilize blood glucose levels and provide a steady stream of energy to the brain.

Found in these Soupergirl soups: Zucchini Red Lentil, Tuscan White Bean, Brazilian Black Bean, White Bean Mushroom Kale, Roasted Corn & Bean, Creole Rice & Bean.

  • Sprinkle that sage. Sage — even its name is full of wisdom! Since 1597, sage has been thought to have beneficial effects on memory, and the research confirms it today.

Found in these Soupergirl soups: Zucchini Red Lentil, Summer Minestrone, Corn Chowder.

  • Tack on tomatoes. Tomatoes contain lycopene, a souper antioxidant that protects against damage from free radicals caused during dementia.

Found in these Soupergirl soups: Tomato Gazpacho, Tomato Basil, Creamy Tomato, Roasted Tomato, Old Fashioned Tomato & Rice, Summer Vegetable.

  • Bet on beets. The nitric oxides in beets boost blood flow to the brain. Brilliant!

Found in these Soupergirl soups: Beet Gazpacho, Creamy Beet.

  • Whole lot of whole grains. Whole grains promote good cardiovascular health, which in turn benefits the brain. And many contain Vitamin E and Omega-3’s. Let’s break bread!

Found in these Soupergirl soups: Italian Barley & Greens, Moroccan Style Harira, Asian Soba Noodle, Mushroom Barley, Quinoa Vegetable Basil, Old Fashioned Tomato & Rice.

 

What’s in a label? For a lot of “organic,” “natural,” and “healthy” foods, it‘s a whole lot of bunk.

A recent article in ABC Health explores how processed foods can undergo a marketing spin and be sold as “low in fat,” “high fiber,” “natural,” and “wholesome” — but fail to meet health and nutrition standards.

Commercial and canned soups are the main culprit here — reading their nutritional labels often requires a degree in translation studies. And a good pair of bifocals. Your best bet? Stick with a whole-foods, plant-based diet! Or you can just eat Soupergirl for every meal. That’s fine with us.