Common name: Swiss chard
Scientific name: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
Germination time: 2-3 days
Harvest time; 8-10 days
Nutrition: Swiss chard microgreens are incredibly rich in vitamins K, A, and C. They are also full of protein, dietary fibre, and antioxidants.Health benefits: Benefits Heart Health, May Decrease Insulin Resistance and Lowers Blood Sugar..
Health benefits: Benefits heart health, may decrease insulin resistance and lowers blood sugar..
Microgreens are richer sources of various micronutrient especially vitamins and minerals. Some of the lipophilic vitamins are much higher in microgreens than mature parts. Like vitamin E content of microgreens is forty times higher than the mature parts. Anti-nutritional factors like nitrates and nitrite contents are low in microgreens. In addition to this microgreens are a dense source of various bioactive compounds. Microgreens are used in salads, sandwich and soups. It can also be used for stuffing parantha and other Indian foods.