Product: Kale Chips

Price Range: $4.00 – $7.00

Website: Kaia Foods

Stores: Whole Foods/Trader Joe’s

Review:   As a member of the cabbage and brussel sprout family, Kale is gaining popularity as a nutrient-rich vegetable. This tasty snack provides several health benefits and is an excellence source of vitamins A, C, K and other phytonutrients. It is also rich in antioxidants such as carotenoids and flavonoids, which reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease. Additionally, it includes lutein and zeaxanthin which help with eye-health. WebMD touts that one cup of chopped kale provides the following benefits:

  • 33 calories and 9% of the daily value of calcium
  • 206% of vitamin A
  • 134% of vitamin C
  • 684% of vitamin K*

WebMD also says that the antioxidant Vitamin K can reduce the overall risk of developing or dying from cancer, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Recipes for baked kale chips are popping up all over the web. Click here to view a simple and easy to follow recipe. Adding kale to your diet helps provide an excellent source of vital minerals and nutrients – and it’s tasty!

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