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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • The healthiest salad greens

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  • Everydayhealth.com suggests a healthy idea is to get more variety into the salad bowl
     
    Brigid K. McVaugh, MS, RD, LD, a clinical dietitian at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, said all greens have something to offer, “where they differ is in the vitamin and mineral content.”
     
    Read on to find out the benefits of:
     
    Swiss chard may be the healthiest greens you’re not yet eating. Chard is a relative of the beet family, tastes similar to spinach, and is gaining in popularity in the American diet. Chard has a higher sodium count than other salad greens, but it’s loaded with vitamins A, C, and K, a powerful antioxidant; it also has iron and some calcium. Consider adding it to your salad green mix.

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