Collard is a nutritional vegetable that offers many health benefits. It helps in maintaining beautiful and glowing skin, slowing the ageing process and removing toxins from the body, among several other advantages.

Sruthi Suresh, clinical dietician at American Hospital Dubai, says, ‘They are high in vitamins, especially vitamin A, K, C and folate and contain a good amount of minerals like calcium and manganese.’ These greens can be an excellent source of omega-3, so is an excellent option for vegetarians.

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‘To prevent nutrient loss, collard greens shouldn’t be cooked in too much water.’