Thursday, August 1, 2013

BASIL IS HEART HEALTHY

When we think about our diets, we often overlook spices and the healthy effects they can have on our bodies.  Basil is a perfect example.  Did you know that basil is rich in potassium and potassium is good for the heart?  Potassium is essential for controlling heart rate and blood pressure.  Including basil in your diet on a regular basis may help some troublesome cardiac symptoms such as hypertension and heart murmers.  So go ahead and spice up your life with a little basil!


Tip: Do you have a problem with those pesky flies?  Grow some basil in your kitchen.  Flies hate the smell of basil!

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