The sophisticated palatable flat leaf kind; not the hard curly leaf
variety that leaves dark green shreds between your teeth.
Best planted in a sunny position near your kitchen door for easy pickings.
Source of B vitamins, antioxidants such as Vitamin A and C, Vitamin K and the minerals iron and potassium.
Potential health benefits:
- Antioxidants help fight free radical damage, or oxidative stress, inflammation and boost immune system defences
- Parsley's essential oil, Myristici helps fight cancer formation
- Natural diuretic by stimulating kidney production of urine and helps to regulate bowel movements by drawing excess water out of the abdomen
- Folic Acid (B vitamin) which helps to protect blood vessels and reduce risk of strokes
Holistic Nutritionist BHSc (Nut Med)
Mindful & Co Cronulla