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Silverbeet is commonly also known as Chard. Chard or Silverbeet is related to spinach and has a slightly bitter, salty flavor popular among some consumers. It has highly nutritious and flavourful leaves at the expense of the root, which is not edible, the leaves and stalks are edible.
In appearance, chard is a cluster of slightly ruffled fan-like leaves with rich color saturation and bright stems. Many gardeners prize chard for its ornamental as well as edible qualities.
Silverbeet Nutrition Information
Like many leafy green vegetables, silverbeet are rich in a dazzling array of minerals. Chard has high levels of magnesium, calcium, vitamin K, iron, potassium, vitamin A - vitamin A rich foods are great for a smoker of passive smoker. This is because a carcinogen found in cigarette smoke induces Vitamin A deficiency, Eating a diet rich in Vitamin A may reduce the chances of developing lung inflammations.
Chard is also rich in folate (folic acid), zinc, copper, vitamin C, dietary fiber, and vitamin E. Chard is a valuable dietary supplement for vegans and vegetarians, who should always eat plenty green leafy vegetables.