5 health benefits of fresh herbs

Boost flavour and your health by adding fresh herbs to food. Here's how rosemary, parsley, peppermint, oregano and thyme benefit your health

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Boost brainpower with rosemary

Here’s a great reason to keep a pot of fragrant rosemary in your kitchen: Recently, scientists at the Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre in the U.K. reported that having higher blood levels of one of this herb’s main chemical compounds-absorbed from its aroma-was linked to the speed and accuracy of study participants’ cognitive performance. The higher the level of the compound in the blood, the better the outcome.

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