Why you should add Dill to your diet…

Although you wouldn’t eat a great quantity of Dill, what you do eat contains a lot of nutrients…

Although the one-ounce serving indicated in the nutritional profile is way more than what you’d eat even in an entire day, it’s an indication of the nutritional aspects dill offers if you used a teaspoon or two in your scrambled eggs. One ounce offers 43 percent of the vitamin A you need in a day, and 40 percent of the recommended amount of vitamin C. You also get 18 percent of the manganese, 11 percent of the folate, and 10 percent of the iron. What that does for the body is a lot.

The calcium in dill alone is very impressive: one tablespoon of dill seed contains more calcium than one-third cup of milk. Dill contains excellent amounts of other phytonutrients such as fiber, niacin, phosphorus, copper, riboflavin, vitamin B6, magnesium, and potassium.

The article goes on to talk about research on Dill, and includes a recipe for Spinach, Dill, and Strawberry salad. I will definitely try that.

Read the full article on DrMercola.com

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