“Chard contains very powerful antioxidants that have cardio-protective and blood sugar regulating effects,” Elkaim says. The leafy vegetable is high in nitrates, helping to lower blood pressure and improve muscle oxygenation, and the pigments in its leaves provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. The alpha-lipoic acid even helps to manage diabetes by lowering glucose levels and increasing insulin sensitivity. This is the perfect food to supercharge your weight loss.
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