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Most commonly used as a garnish, this little green Mediterranean plant has so many health benefits; you won't be sliding it to the side of your plate any longer. Flat or curly, Parsley is a tasty herb that has been used for centuries. It can add a whole lot of flavor to a dish, and also add a whole lot of benefits to your health. Read below to know just exactly why and how parsley is a super herb that you need in your everyday eating plan.

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1. Antioxidants

High in multiple kinds of antioxidants, eating parsley can help protects your body from harmful molecules called free radicals. Two of the most powerful antioxidants for the body are beta-carotene and vitamin C, and parsley has high levels of both! This along with others such as luteolin and zeaxanthin means your elimination of free radicals and the prevention of things like eye disease from aging, macular degeneration, diabetes and some cancers, but also lessening serious implications for diseases such as asthma, and both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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