You may think that chives are just like any other ordinary herb in the kitchen, but they are actually more than that. Chives are a member of the onion family – they are the smallest species of this group of veggies which includes leeks, shallots and garlic.
The good thing about chives is that they are low in saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol. However, they are high in dietary fibers and chives are a great source of the following nutrients:
• Vitamins A, B6, C and K
So what do all these nutrients mean? It means that chives have a lot of benefits to your health which includes aiding digestion, stimulating your appetite and helping with your weight loss program. Chives are also a natural treatment for fatigue, they reduce the risks of prostate cancer and they have anti-inflammatory properties.
Fresh chives can be chopped and added to you favorite recipes of soups and omelets.