• Incredible benefits of Parsley


    Parsley is a food rich in vitamins and minerals, but if we tend to suffer from kidney stones or if we are pregnant it’s better not to use it to avoid problems.

    Parsley is a delicate aromatic plant with an intense scent that is often present in the cuisine of various countries. It is native to the Mediterranean and it is also consumed in several countries of Orient.

    Its flavour is intense and, curiously, we will appreciate knowing that it also belongs to the botanical family of Umbelliferae, in which are included coriander, dill, celery or carrot. We can enjoy it in many ways, in infusions, in salads or in sauces, rice or meats. The flavour Parsley brings to our dishes is, without a doubt, very characteristic. If you do not consume it yet, we encourage you today to do so and we give you 5 good reasons to start using parsley right now.

    1. Parsley takes care of your bone health

    Many of us know the importance of phosphorus,  calcium, vitamin or vitamin B complex however many do not know that vitamin K deficiency is associated with a greater risk of bone fracture.

    Regular consumption of parsley gives us a good level of vitamin K which is ideal for improving healthy bones. It also improves calcium absorption in your body.

    A very important habit such as always growing fresh parsley with the right amount of plant nutrients ensures our health and well-being.

    1. Parsley helps you regulate blood sugar levels

    Parsley is rich in a very special type of flavonoids called myricetin, which helps regulate blood sugar levels and reduce insulin resistance. In addition, parsley has anti-inflammatory properties and also helps in regulates the level of fat in the blood.

    Because of these properties, we are not only fighting the onset of diabetes, but we are also taking care of our cardiovascular health by also reducing arterial inflammation. Having a good infusion of parsley and lemon after meals is healthy.

    1. Parsley for your kidney health

    Parsley is diuretic and it stimulates the renal function as it helps in detoxification tasks of the body. Because of its potassium content, it helps us to regulate arterial hypertension. However, parsley is not recommended for a person already suffering from kidney stones because of its oxalic acid content.

    1. Very suitable in cases of anaemia or fatigue

    Parsley always brings the most nutrients when consumed raw. It is rich in vitamin A and vitamins of group B. In addition, we can also get a good intake of potassium, calcium, zinc, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. Hence, parsley can become a supplement in our diet and is more than interesting in case of deficiencies, anaemia, or in periods of stress.

    1. Strengthen the immune system

    Instead of looking for vitamin supplements in pharmacies, we can opt for this healthier, natural solution such as eating vitamin-rich foods.

    Apart from being a good source of vitamin C, it is also interesting to know that parsley contains a chemical called apigenin. It is also a powerful antioxidant capable of acting against multiple viruses and bacteria.

    Do not hesitate to consume fresh parsley by adding it to your soups, salads, and pasta.


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