Silverbeet is a good source of iron, vitamins K, A and C and calcium. It is full of antioxidants and the vitamins within it help to prevent inflammation. Silverbeet contains potassium, which helps to maintain blood sugar levels plus a high fibre content which is beneficial in reducing blood cholesterol.
What happens when you drink vegetable juice everyday?
When you drink green juice every day, your body may absorb micronutrients more easily. The lack of fiber in green juice does, however, have two major benefits: It increases the concentration of micronutrients and it also makes them easier to absorb.
Is silverbeet as healthy as spinach?
Silverbeet or chard however is not the same as spinach. Spinach is a very versatile green and can be eaten both raw or cooked as the leaves are very tender. Spinach also has a different nutritional profile to silverbeet, containing more calcium and beta-carotene, around a third more iron, and folate.