What can Chives do to our body: Nutritional facts
Chives are similar to that of spring onions. They have smaller bulbs and have great flavor. They can be eaten raw or cooked. There are many types of chives like Garlic Chives, Giant Siberian Chives, Siberian Garlic Chives. Garlic chives are the most commonly used chives. In this blog “Using Chives in our day to day diet” we will know how chives can be used to improve our overall health.
Chives are great for digestion.
Incorporating chives in our diet helps in boosting our immunity. It has more dietary fiber than any other allium family.
With higher levels of allicin ., it also helps in regulating cholesterol.
Chives also have Vitamin-K in them. It can improve bone health.
Vitamin-E and C present in chives can also help in the effective working of the immune system.
It prevents various types of cancers.
Helps to detoxify the body.
Also, reduces the risk of heart attacks.
It can also help in maintaining good health during pregnancy.
Store chives in a damp cloth for longer fridge life. They can be stored in the fridge for 6 months.
Only chop them last minute when needed to protect the nutritional content.
Usage of chives in a food
Since they have mild flavor they can be added to soups, salads, and seafood. They are usually added last minute due to the delicate flavor.
Chives and Eggs Stir Fry
- Light soy sauce
- Wash and cut the chives. Add some cooking oil to it.
- Whisk egg with a small amount of salt. Set aside.
- Heat a wok with oil. Pour the eggs into it. Wait for a few minutes and seperate the egg with chopsticks or fork.
- Add chives and stir fry. Lastly, add salt and soy sauce.
- Enjoy with rice.
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