9 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Swiss Chard

3. Jam-Packed with Healthy Stuff

Swiss chard, like so many leafy greens, is low in calories and contains no fat. In the world of vegetables, that doesn’t make it particularly special. But what does set it apart is the long list of vitamins and nutrients that can be found inside.

That list starts with vitamins like vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin B6. As for nutrients, in swiss chard you’ll find magnesium, potassium, iron, sodium, copper, and manganese. As if that wasn’t enough, swiss chard is also a bountiful source of fiber and antioxidants, meaning it can help keep you “regular” and has what it takes to help fend off various types of cancer.


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