Coriander

Coriander seed and cilantro leaves have many known health benefits and researchers are finding more every day. Here are 13 known benefits:

1.      Protects against the Salmonella bacteria
2.      Reportedly works as a natural chelation treatment
3.      Aids in digestion and helps settle the stomach and prevent flatulence
4.      Is an anti-inflammatory that may alleviate symptoms of arthritis
5.      Protects against urinary tract infections
6.      Prevents nausea
7.      Relieves intestinal gas
8.      Lowers blood sugar
9.      Lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and raises good cholesteraol (HDL)
10.   A good source of dietary fiber
11.   A good source of iron
12.   A good source of magnesium
13.   Rich in phytonutrients and flavonoids

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