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11 Trending Superfood Veggies That Could Be the Next Kale

swiss-chard

Swiss chard

It looks like kale, but we must say—it’s prettier. Swiss chard might have white, yellow, red, or bright green stems. “Swiss chard is a cruciferous vegetable like kale,” says Katrine van Wyk, holistic health coach and author of Best Green Eats Ever. “All cruciferous vegetables have been shown to have potent cancer-fighting abilities.” Just one cup of Swiss chard serves up more than 700 percent of your daily vitamin K requirement (important for bone health). The veggie is also rich in antioxidants that help protect cells from environmental damage and stress from toxins.

Try it: Swiss Chard can be a tasty addition to soup, quiches, pasta (like in this spaghetti with scallops), and more. Sauté in olive oil with zest from one orange for about four minutes until the chard wilts. Toss with juice from the orange, salt, and pepper.

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