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Cilantro

7 Reasons Cilantro is More than Just Garnish, Coriander Should be on Your Dish

Posted October 1, 2013

You probably know this herb as cilantro if you live in the Americas and Dhania if you live in India or simply as coriander, the internationally used condiment and garnish with amazing health benefits and a pleasant aroma.

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Cilantro will help detoxify your body

Posted September 18, 2013

Unlike other known herbs, cilantro has a rather pleasant citrus flavor, and its essential oil was actually used in ancient Greece as a main component of perfumes. Even the Romans would use cilantro to limit the odors coming from rotten meat. There is obviously a lot more to cilantro than simply its taste or scent. It would definitely be wise from now on to eat these green leaves when they are added to your meals instead of simply tossing them to the side of your plate.

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Cilantro, That Favorite Salsa Ingredient, Purifies Drinking Water

Posted September 13, 2013

Hints that a favorite ingredient in Mexican, Southeast Asian and other spicy cuisine may be an inexpensive new way of purifying drinking water are on the menu at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Reporting on research done by undergraduate students at a community college, Douglas Schauer, Ph.D., said that cilantro — also known as coriander and Thai parsley — shows promise as a much-needed new “biosorbent” for removing lead and other potentially toxic heavy metals from contaminated water.

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Why You Should Incorporate Citrus Fruit Into Your Daily Diet

Posted April 30, 2012

Little is known about the relationship between diet and disease. Nevertheless, scientists continue their studies. A Norwich Medical U.K. and Harvard study was released this week. Researches wanted to investigate the impact of six specific subtypes of flavonoids, and if their consumption lead to the prevention of stroke. Flavonoids are pigments that give fruits their color. These particular flavonoids are found in citrus fruits.

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