Chard as well as other vegetables known as “leafy greens” are amongst the stars of the vegetable stage and deserve this notoriety especially for their high mineral content with magnesium and calcium the front-runners. Here, the “green leafies” shine for providing a balance between these yin/yang minerals serving their various jobs including supporting healthy bones. They are an excellent source of the antioxidants: carotenes, vitamin C and Vitamin E. Chard’s nutritional profile make them one of the most potent cancer protective foods, in particular, colon cancer. Rich in vitamin K, chard contains many of the key bone building nutrients. Go “green” on your own personal planet for best body ecology.