Very high in potassium which is good for lowering blood pressure & countering the effects of some medication. Rich in Vitamins A (good eyesight) & C. Because root vegetables grow underground, they absorb a great amount of nutrients from the soil. They are packed with a high concentration of antioxidants and Vitamins. They are a healthy option as they are slow burning and you stay full for longer but without the high calorie content. It is a healthy option for those with diabetes and active lifestyle as it gives a slow release of sugars. This soup is very warming, less cayenne pepper can be used for a milder curry.