Family – Apiaceae
Phytonutrients – Fiber, Antioxidants, Flavonoids, Myricetin, Apigenin, Zeaxanthin, Carotenoids, Beta Carotene, Lutein, Luteolin, Lycopene, Choline
Minerals – Potassium, Iron, Copper, Sodium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Zinc
Vitamins – A, B, Folate, C, E, K
Reduces risk of heart disease
Lowers blood pressure
Acts as natural diuretic
Aids healthy fetal development
Protects DNA from damage
Aids blood clotting
Freshens breath
Supports bone health
Supports immune system
Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal
Reduces oxidative stress
Protects the brain
May reduce risk of some cancers
May reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
May lower blood sugars
May improve insulin sensitivity
Improves digestive health
May lower risk of kidney stones



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