Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti bacterial qualities
Fights free radicals
Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of heart disease

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp chopped; Calories: 1; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 0.1g; Fiber:.1g;  Sugars: 0.1g; Protein: 0.1g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 2%DV; Vitamin C: 2%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 0%DV

Did You Know?

  • Chives work by getting rid of bacteria, yeast and fungi in your intestinal tract so that your entire digestive system works as it should
  • Rich source of folate

Ways to Eat:

  • as a topping on potatoes
  • in soup

Farming Trivia:

  •  Chives are native to Britain, Northern Europe and North America
  • Don’t snip ends of shoots, as the stalk will become tough. When havesting, snip close to the ground several times a season
  • Allium family

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.