Home-Garden Harvest: Parsley

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From M-J de Mesterton’s Home-Garden Harvest, 2019: Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley

At Health Line: Impressive Health-Benefits of Parsley

Excerpts from the Health Line Article Written by Maria Zamarripa on April 5, 2019:

Parsley contains lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta carotene, plant compounds that protect eye health and may reduce your risk of certain age-related eye conditions like AMD.

Parsley is a low-calorie, nutrient-dense herb. It’s particularly rich in vitamins K, A, and C.

Parsley contains many powerful antioxidants, which may help prevent cell damage and lower your risk of certain diseases.

Parsley is rich in vitamin K, which is an essential nutrient for optimal bone health. Eating foods high in this nutrient has been linked to a reduced risk of fractures and improved bone mineral density.

Parsley contains various antioxidants — like flavonoids and vitamin C — that may provide cancer-fighting benefits.

Parsley contains lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta carotene, plant compounds that protect eye health and may reduce your risk of certain age-related eye conditions like AMD.

Parsley is rich in folate, a B vitamin that protects your heart and may reduce your risk of heart disease.

Parsley extract has been shown to have antibacterial properties in test-tube studies. Still, more research is needed.