Chard (Safaid Chuqandar): Diet allies and rich in nutrients

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Chard (Safaid Chuqandar): Diet allies and rich in nutrients

Rich in vitamins K, A, C and E, the plant promotes bone health and sight, as well as act as an antioxidant, fighting free radicals, which are responsible for premature skin aging. Moreover, it prevents iron deficiency increases immunity and has anti-inflammatory action, helping to reduce symptoms of asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Vitamin K is crucial also for the proper functioning of the brain and nervous system, promoting health and combating neurological problems.
The potassium present in the plant helps keep blood pressure under control, as well as cardiac function. It is effective in prevention of hypertension, atherosclerosis and furthermore rich in iron, chard and energy source. Its consumption also helps in reducing the symptoms of gastritis, the elimination of toxins from the blood and fighting anemia and weakness. The plant has also syringic acid and fiber, aiding in the process of regulation of sugar levels in the blood, and great for those who suffer from diabetes.
Health Brain: In addition to strengthening bones, vitamin K in Chard is crucial for the proper functioning of the brain and nervous system, it is essential in the formation of the myelin sheath, the protective layer around nerves.
Healthy Blood: chard is rich in iron, which is essential to maintain the health of the circulatory system and in preventing anemia. Vitamin K promotes healthy blood clotting and avoid excessive bleeding and bruising.
Eye Health: A cup of spinach contains 9,276 mcg of lutein, an antioxidant that is essential for eye health. Researchers suggest that consuming between 6,000 and 10,000 mcg of lutein a day can keep eye health and prevent or delay the onset of age – related eye diseases.
Cancer Prevention: Chard is a super food that is known for its cancer preventive properties thanks to fiber, chlorophyll, phytochemicals and other plant pigments it contains. Studies have found that green leafy vegetables are particularly beneficial against colon cancer.
Antioxidants: Chard is one of the most antioxidant – rich foods on the planet (antioxidants are responsible for the bright colors in fruits and vegetables). It contains beta-carotene, vitamin E, vitamin C, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, quercetin, kaempferol, and many other antioxidants which combat diseases.
Regular blood sugar: Chard contains syringic acid and fiber and syringic acid, which helps regulate sugar levels in the blood. If you are at risk of diabetes or have been diagnosed with diabetes, you should eat more green leafy vegetables such as chard.
Bone Health: Chard, like other green leafy vegetables, is an excellent source of calcium, which helps strengthen bones and teeth. One cup of spinach provides about 101 mg of calcium. It also contains vitamin K and magnesium, both are important for strong bones.

 
 

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