Parsley

Coriander is an exotic herb, used to increase the taste of Middle Eastern, European, and American food. Same as Parsley is very beneficial for health as it contains many vitamins such as vitamins C, A, K, and B12.

The benefits of Parsley leaves are known to manage immunity, Kidney Health, Heart Health, Bone Health, eye diseases, blood pressure, allergies, and even liver disorders. (study)

This popular herb often used in the flavor of dishes like soups, salads, creams, perfumes, and fish recipes.

This article reviews Parsley, nutritional profile, incredible uses, benefits, and side effects of parsley. 

Nutritional Profile of Parsley

Half a cup (30 g) of fresh, chopped parsley provides- (USDA)

Calories11 calories
Carbs2 grams
Protein1 gram
Fiber1 gram
Vitamin A108% of the Reference Daily Intake
Vitamin C53% of the RDI
Vitamin K547% of the RDI

Additionally, it’s very low in calories and a rich source of folic acid and potassium.  And also contains flavonoids, carotenoids, that have antioxidant properties. (study)

The Health Benefits Of Parsley

It contains two types of unusual components that provide the most health benefits.

  • The first type is the volatile oil components.
  • The second type is flavonoids.

It has properties similar to (celery) Ajwain. But the parsley is bigger than the celery.

Anti-Cancer

It contains flavonoids that have the ability to fight cancer. Flavonoids can help reduce the size of cancer cells.  flavonoids may reduce colon cancer risk. (study) (study)

Protect Eyesight

It is very rich in vitamin A, which helps protect your eyes and promote healthy vision. (study)

This herb also contains carotenes, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, that can help in improving eye health. (study)

Boost Immunity

It contains vitamins C, B 12, and A. This means that it strengthens the immune system of the body. The strength of the immune system helps you in fighting against various infections and diseases. (study)

Osteoarthritis and inflammation of arthritis

It acts as an anti-inflammatory agent due to the anti-inflammatory elements present in it, luteolin, and vitamin C. So if you use it regularly then you can keep yourself away from osteoarthritis and inflammation of arthritis.

Bone Health

It is a good source of vitamin K. The vitamin helps build stronger bones as a well essential nutrient for bone health. (study)

Help In Digestion

Parsley leaves are beneficial for digestive disorders. Those who suffer from constipation, bloating, gas, gastritis, and ulcerative colitis, should include Parsley leaves in their diet.

Its leaves are full of fiber that regulates your digestive functions and relieves constipation. (study) It is known for its strong anti-inflammatory properties and can help treat stomach ulcers and infections.

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