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.