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Authen-tip: Parsley is Powerful

Did you know that parsley is a powerful little plant full of amazing health benefits? It’s dark green¬†color comes from the¬†chlorophyll content which makes it good for cleansing the body. Parsley is an excellent source of vitamins K, A, C, folate, and iron. It also contains some bone-building calcium and heart-healthy potassium. If you suffer from bad breath, try chewing on a sprig of parsley! It has a long history of being used as a natural breath freshener. Parsley also contains some tryptophan, it can help promote sleepiness at night. Parsley is also a good source of free-radical fighting manganese.

Daily Nutrition Nibble: Pick some Parsley!

This little leafy green is much more than just a garnish on the side of your dinner plate! It’s actually an excellent source of nutrients like vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin A, and iron. Parsley is also a great way to freshen you breath. In fact, the Romans and Greens would chew on a sprig for a clean tasting mouth! Parsley has also been used to relieve upset stomachs and some enjoy it as a tea for it’s diuretic properties. It’s also been shown to increase the antioxidant ability in the body. Pick up some parsley today!