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mmmmarvelous Swiss Chard

healthy vegetable seeds Strathcona 1890 Swiss Chard Urban Seed Project Urban Seeds

  photo of baby Swiss Chard by Jason Lang. If you are reading this blog you are likely as interested in how nutrition and taste as aesthetics. But I have to say it is really a thing of beauty. But for all you healthy types here are some quick facts: Swiss chard is the store-house of many phytonutrients that have health promotional and disease prevention properties. Chard is very low in calories (19 kcal per 100 g fresh, raw leaves) and fats, recommended in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs. Chard leaves are an excellent source of anti-oxidant vitamin, vitamin-C.  Chard is...

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