oregano

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Swap Thyme for Oregano

Compared with thyme, one teaspoon of oregano has six times more omega-3 fatty acids, which may aid in regulating clotting, reducing the risk of an irregular heartbeat and protecting against heart disease. "In my house, it's the essential condiment—a match made in heaven for pasta sauces and risottos," says Haas. If you already use Italian oregano, try the Mexican variety. Although it's grown from a different plant, it boasts some of the same antioxidants as the traditional herb.