Printer Friendly

6 REASONS TO use chives in your cooking; DR MIRIAM STOPPARD; Helping to keep you fit and healthy.

Byline: MIRIAM STOPPARD

1 Chives are very low in calories - 100g of fresh leaves provides 30 calories.

2 They contain fibre - 100g fresh leaves provides 7% of your recommended daily intake.

3 They contain vitamin A - essential for eye health.

4 Chives also contain essential vitamins such as vitamin C - necessary for the body to absorb iron and vitamin K which helps to strengthen bones.

5 They are a rich source of folic acid, which expectant mums should take during pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects in their babies.

6 Chives contain some essential minerals, such as copper, iron, manganese, zinc and calcium.

COPYRIGHT 2019 MGN LTD
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2019 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jan 8, 2019
Words:103
Previous Article:Have you ever wondered what the dangly thing in the back of your throat does? DR MIRIAM STOPPARD; Helping to keep you fit and healthy.
Next Article:Even a cuppa can be bad for unborn baby; DR MIRIAM STOPPARD; Helping to keep you fit and healthy.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters