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The Health Benefits of Parsley

Parsley is a widely used herb. Most often used as a topping on different dishes, it is either loved or hated by those who eat it. It turns out, it also has quite a few health benefits! Firstly, one serving provides around 70% of the recommended daily intake vitamin K, a vitamin essential for bone health, making it a great source to receive that nutrient. Additionally, it is a great sources of antioxidants, which are essential in preventing chronic diseases. Specifically, it includes a high amount of apigenin, which can be used to prevent cancer in certain situations. Parsley also acts as a natural diuretic and can lower blood pressure and bloating. The vitamin A present is also great for promoting eye health. Parsley is also low in calories and fat, especially considering its health benefits. Additionally, it contains some folate, which can reduce the risk for heart disease. Lastly, it is extremely easy to add into your diet as it can be used in so many ways!