Out. It can have high levels of oxalate that rob the body of calcium. You're better off with kale or collards.
But we love sautéed chard with onions, garlic, hot peppers and zucchini!
Out. It doesn't carry enough vitamins and minerals to make it worthwhile.
But butter crunch and red sails and romaine and oak leaf define summer!
Out. It takes too many resources to produce such a large plant with a such a small, edible head. Again, kale, collards, even turnip greens are a better choice.
But fresh broccoli on a white, garlic pizza is a-maz-ing!
From a nutritional standpoint, the site argued that root vegetables, sunflower seeds, dark, leafy greens such as the aforementioned collards and kale, even onions and garlic are a better investment.
That may technically be true, but we're going to stick with pursuing as great a variety of fruits and vegetables as we can muster. Everything in moderation is our guiding mantra, and I think that applies here, too. Using strict, energy analyses to determine which vegetables to grow?