Parsley Profile

Parsley Profile

 
 
Name : Parsley  

There are some impressive exotic and not-so-common fruits and vegetables that people go mad for when they are marketed as the all new super food. What people should understand that these foods can be very beneficial to health but you should also remember to look closer to home for powerful, cheap, easy to grow your own plants that have amazing health building properties. and of course parsley is one of them. With its impressive array of nutrients. For example, parsley provides (% of RDA per 100 g) 38% of folates, 220% of vitamin C, 281% of vitamin A, 1366% of vitamin K, 14% of calcium, 77.5% of iron, 5561 mcg of zeaxanthin, 5054 mcg of carotene-beta along with Essential oils – myristicin, limonene, eugenol, and alpha-thujene.and the list goes on. Parsley is cheap, very easy to grow at home, and have the potential to help build, balance and rejuvenate health. Use parsley in foods and in teas and Juice it! Remember to start with a small amount and build up a tolerance.

 

 

 
Nutritional Information  
Per 100 Grams Approx  
   
Calories: 36  
Pritein: 2.97g  
Fat: 0.79g  
Total Carbs: 6.33g  
Fiber: 3.3g  
   
A Good Source Of Vitamins: A, B Complex, C, E, K,  
   
A Good Source Of Minerals: Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zink, Manganese, Sulfur  
   
Other Nutrients : Essential oils – myristicin, limonene, eugenol, and alpha-thujene. Chlorophyll, Lutein, Zeaxanthin, apiin, apigenin, crisoeriol, and luteolin  
   
Cautions:  
Parsley is a very strong juice and should not be drunk in high quantities at any one sitting or by itself. Always mix a little parsley juice with  a high volume of lighter juices like cucumber.
Never juice parsley when pregnant due to its high essential oil content.
Parsley contains oxalic acid so seek adivce from a professional before juicing parsley if you suffer from conditions that may be affected by oxalic acid such as gout, kidney stones, osteoporosis etc
Avoid mixing parsley juice with other juices or foods high in calcium
 
   
Used in Juice Therapy for  
 Anemia, Arthritis, Bladder problems, Circulation, Endoocrine system, Eye problems, Kidneys, Liver, Prostate, Skin, Urinary tract, antioxidant, Bad breath, immune booster, Menstration problems  
   
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