Learn about Swiss Chard Video

Watch this health and wellness tip from Dr. Savant to learn why chard is good for you. Visit http://savantmd.com for more health tips and videos. Follow us on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/savantmd .
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Hi! I’m Dr. Mark Savant and welcome to Savant M.D; today’s wellness tip is about chard also known as Swish chard this green leafy vegetable has called in the pass a vegetable valedictorian because of its very high content of many vitamins and minerals like vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, potassium and iron. It’s also very high in fiber which can lower your risks for colon cancer and helps keep you regular. However like other green leafy vegetables the vitamin K in the swish chard can block the affects of a blood thinning medication called warfarin so if you do take this medication please be cautious when eating any green leafy vegetables. I’m Dr. Mark Savant for more health and wellness tips please visit savantmd.com be well.

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