5 Spices That Can Make Any Meal Healthier
Swap Parsley for Sage
Both herbs are high in vitamin K (important for blood clotting and maintaining strong bones), but sage wins out with roughly 26 percent more. And research has shown that the herb, a potential home remedy for Alzheimer's patients, can boost memory. When young adults in one small study took a dose of Spanish sage essential oil, they scored higher on tests that required them to recall a list of words. Parsley may make a better garnish, but "sage's warm, aromatic flavor is excellent for pumpkin or squash dishes," Haas says.