Parsley is a versatile green herb widely used in Italian, Middle Eastern and American cooking. It comes in three main varieties – hamburg, flat and curled. Parsley is an excellent source of vitamins K, C, and A. It is also very rich in iron, which is important to your body’s production of hemoglobin, as well as folate, calcium and other minerals. Parsley is rich in antioxidant flavonoids and carotenoids, and can help to regulate blood sugar and blood pressure, and promote better kidney health.
- Parsley is a green, aromatic herb with a long history of use as a seasoning, an ingredient and a garnish, particularly prevalent in American, Italian and Middle-Eastern cuisine.
- The three distinct types of parsley are distinguishable via their leaf shape, two of which are curled and flat.
- Rich in vitamin K, magnesium, vitamin D and iron, parsley makes a good dietary adjunct for those with bone and heart issues.
“This magical herb is not limited to garnishing only, it has some very interesting health benefits as well.”