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the healthiest food on the planet...

is all here at zest.

When dining at zest expect a mouth full of flavor and ingredients that are packed full of health.

we did a little research on foods that are considered the healthiest on planet. it was no surprise that the healthiest foods listed are also all on zests' menu. we selectively choose high quality and often organic ingredients to feature on our menu that are filled with nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants.

Find out what foods made the cut as the healthiest on the planet! And where can you find them on Zests’ menu.

#1: Spinach

Why it’s good for you:

  • helps protect against inflammation and cancers such as stomach, skin, and advanced prostate.
  • Antioxidant rich including vitamin A, C, and
  • Promotes bone health (spinach is packed with calcium and magnesium)
  • Decreases blood pressure
  • Protects against eye related problems such as macular degeneration

#2: Kale

Why it’s good for you:

  • Anti-inflammatory benefits with high amounts of vitamin K and Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Supports the body’s detoxification process
  • Cancer prevention benefits (especially in prostate, ovarian, and bladder cancers) 

Try our Kale Salad!

zest fresh kale salad

#3: Brussels Sprouts

  • Excellent source of vitamin C, K, and Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Helps with inflammation-related conditions such as Crohn’s disease, IBS, and ulcerative colitis
  • Strong supporter of the body’s detoxification process
  • Prevents cardiovascular problems such as heart failure and heart disease
  • Great for digestive system support

Try our brussels sprouts & silvered almonds w/ masala almond sauce.

Check out how one of our guests fell in LUV with our brussels sprouts again!

#4: Avocados

Why they’re good for you:

  • Promotes heart health (with vitamin E, K, B, potassium, magnesium)
  • Their anti-inflammatory nutrients help with various forms of arthritis
  • Promotes blood sugar regulation
  • Promotes healthy digestion
  • High in anti-cancer benefits
  • Excellent source of health-supportive fats

Try our Stuffed Avocado Salad!

zest vegan avocado salad

#5: Quinoa

Why it’s good for you:

  • Serves as an excellent complete protein source
  • Contains all nine essential amino acids
  • Excellent source of health-supportive fats
  • Serves as a healthy grain substitute for gluten-free allergies
  • May assist in lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes

Try our Ratatouille with Spinach Quinoa 

ratatouille with spinach quinoa

We hear the phase “you are what you eat” time and time again, so why not eat the right food to keep you healthy!  

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