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April 24, 2013 3:23 PM

Basil’s great for flavor and has nutritional value, too

Basil is an excellent source of vitamin K and a very good source of iron, calcium and vitamin A. In addition, basil is a good source of dietary fiber, manganese, magnesium, vitamin C and potassium. Research studies on basil have shown unique health-protecting effects in two basic areas: basil’s flavonoids and volatile oils.

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