Swiss chard, a leafy green with plenty of benefits.
Just like other leafy greens, Swiss chard has multiple vitamins and few calories, making it ideal for a balanced diet. It contains high amounts of vitamins A, B, C, E and K and is a good source of minerals, such as copper, calcium, sodium, potassium, iron and phosphorous.
In addition to reducing cholesterol, chard prevents multiple diseases and helps maintain healthy weight. Thanks to its high content of antioxidants, it helps prevent premature aging and figh free radicals, studies confirm.
Chard is also packed with fiber, which feeds beneficial gut bacteria, helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels and slows digestion, stabilizing blood sugar levels.
How to add Swiss chard to your diet:
- Sautéed with olive oil
- In soups and stews
- In a mixed green salad
- In a smoothie
- Baked to make healthy chips
- Added to pasta dishes
- Blended to hummus or any other dip for a healthy twist