Swiss Chard A Natural Source of Rich Nutrients & Healthy Diets
Hi folks, today I want to discuss yet another green leafy vegetable, the Swiss chard. Its name seems quite unconventional. Chard is derived from the Latin word Carduus meaning “cardoon” which belongs to the thistle, sunflower family. Whereas there is no such specific connection found for the word swiss. However, Swiss Chard A Natural NutrientsSwiss Chard A Natural Nutrients like the name is unique as far as rich nutrients & healthy diets are concerned. Interestingly, its leaf stalks are pretty large and stand apart from the leaf blade. These certain leaf blades can be green or red and you would find long stalks in white, red, or yellow.
Taste of Swiss Chard:
There is a lot that we can discuss the taste of swiss chard. Its leaves are all sweet, mild, and a little bit bitter at the same time. But one may find them slighter milder than spinach. As mentioned above its different-colored stalks, have also a sweet taste. Overall you may find the taste quite similar to beet greens and spinach. Likewise, people also consider the stem taste to that of the bok choy stem. So this is the reason why one may conclude that if you taste swiss chard for the first time, it’s not the case you will find an alien taste altogether. But rest assured besides of similarities, swiss chard still has quite signature taste. And you will not miss it in for the time to come.
Top nutritions, as well as food experts, highly recommend swiss chard to be included in the diet, across the world. This is so because of the fact, that almost all the necessary and indispensable nutrients and minerals are present in it. For instance, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, folate, dietary fiber, and more are found in it. On the other hand, minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, sodium, zinc, and so on … are also present in swiss chard. I sure know all these facts; you would naturally come to the question, swiss chard…where to buy from? For your convenience, Freshleaf is there, throughout the UAE. As at Freshleaf you will have a complete range of fresh and healthy, fruits and vegetables those too at very much affordable prices, at your doorstep.
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