Health Benefits of Kale and Sweet Potatoes From Rhythm Superfoods

Rhythm SuperfoodsThere is some great evidence and research out there regarding the health benefits of Kale. MindBodyGreen.com posted the top 10 health benefits from this leafy green vegetable. Kale is low calorie, high fiber and zero fat, making it a great alternative to high calorie, high fat snacks. The Kale chips from Rhythm Superfoods manage to pack all the nutrients and good qualities of Kale in bite-size pieces that are crunchy in texture and full of flavor.

Here are some other great benefits of eating Rythm Superfoods Kale snacks:

1. It is high in Iron, Vitamin K, A, and C.
2. It can help lower cholesterol, boost your immune system and your metabolism.
3. Kale has more calcium than milk, which helps your overall bone health
4. Kale is a great detox food, helps keep your liver healthy and clean.

WebMD even says that Kale can protect against cancer, help concentration and reduce the risk of heart disease. Kale has many benefits and can help boost your entire health regime.

Rhythm Superfoods also has a great line of sweet potato chips that are a tasty and healthy alternative to the traditional potato chip. The sweet potato chips are gluten-free, vegan and fat-free. They are high in fiber, rich in vitamins including Vitamin A and C. Sweet potatoes are high in fiber and high in nutrition. Rhythm Superfoods make two great flavors of sweet potato chips, Sea Salt and Hickory BBQ.

You can buy the chips at various health food stores and online through Amazon.com

(Photo courtesy of whole-body-detox-diet.com)

Rhythm Superfoods

Rhythm Superfoods, a natural food company based in Austin, Texas, produces a nutrient-rich line of delicious, healthy snacks. Their kale and sweet potato chips are customer favorites. We took a few minutes with them to find out more about the company’s past, present and future.

Interesting Companies: Where did the inspiration come from to start Rhythm Superfoods?

Rhythm Superfoods: Rhythm Superfoods began producing its line of great-tasting nutritionally dense specialty foods in 2009. The idea behind these snacks began in the kitchen of Daily Juice, our sister company and local fresh juice & smoothie bar in Austin.

Interesting Companies: Are Kale Chips and Sweet Potato chips a good taste substitute for regular potato chips?

Rhythm Superfoods: Absolutely! They are zesty in flavor but made without frying like most other chips. The fat content of the kale chips comes directly from the essential oils within the raw seeds and nuts we use.  Our calories are dense in nutrients, and the carbohydrates are rich in complexity (complex carbohydrates).

Interesting Companies: Have your products proved to be child-friendly as well as adult-friendly?

Rhythm Superfoods: Yes, kids love our products and especially the Kool Ranch flavor!  They are a great way to get children to eat their greens.

Interesting Companies: What are the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes and kale?

Rhythm Superfoods: Sweet Potatoes are packed with Beta-carotene, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Manganese and are a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Iron and Copper.

Kale is an excellent source of Vitamins A, C & K.  Kale is rich in antioxidants, phytonutrients and carotenoids and contains a plethora of other vital nutrients including Calcium, Manganese, Copper, Potassium and Fiber.  It is #1 on the ANDI score index.

Interesting Companies: Nutritionally, how does a bag of Rhythm chips compare to standard potato chips?

Rhythm Superfoods:  Rhythm Chips caloric content is full of trace minerals, phytonutrients, carotenoids, protein and fiber.  The caloric nutritional content of standard chips is empty.

Interesting Companies: Where do you get the ingredients for your products?

Rhythm SuperfoodsWe source the highest quality ingredients available to us.  For our kale chips and sweet potato chips, we source certified organic ingredients.  We also source locally as much as possible.

Interesting Companies: Where does the inspiration for your products come from? How do you come up with new products?

Rhythm Superfoods: The Rhythm Superfoods team is passionate about eating healthy food that tastes great, so we are driven to create the food that we would want to eat.

Interesting Companies: Where do you want the company to go from here?

Rhythm SuperfoodsWe strive to play a significant role in the “healthifying” of the S.A.D., or Standard American Diet. We want to provide people of all ages & lifestyles a healthy and delicious alternative in the foods they eat.

Future plans for the natural food line include a re-launch of energy bars in 2013. The brand is open to expanding to a frozen entree line, cereals, crackers and much more.

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