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.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Jan 8, 2019|
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