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    I've been growing some chard, because it's easy. I've never eaten chard, and yesterday I had my first leaf. It was like spinach or kale.

    A few minutes later though and OMG! My throat was burning.

    Apparently chard is high in oxalic acid in its raw state. This morning it's still like I have tonsillitis. Beware the chard.

    Has anyone else experienced this?
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    Are you sure? I often throw it in with a nice salad. Are you sure it wasn't something on the chard leaves that burned your throat?
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    Are you sure? I often throw it in with a nice salad. Are you sure it wasn't something on the chard leaves that burned your throat?
    oh, maybe... I did wash it and I grew them organically.
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    I found this which says it probably was just the Chard: http://www.backyardaquaponics.com/fo...hp?f=3&t=25763
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    chard is a mug's game
 
 
 
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