Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Parsley - It's Not Just a Pretty Face

Parsley is the world's most popular herb used as a table garnish, but it's not just good for decorating a plate. Parsley is an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin A (notably through its concentration of the pro-vitamin A carotenoid, beta-carotene). It has been shown to function as an antioxidant and helps prevent oxygen-based damage to cells. Parsley is also a good source of folic acid - a critical nutrient for proper cell division. Read more about the benefits parsley here

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