9 Ingredients That Make Any Meal Healthier

Boost vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants with a snip or two of fresh herbs.

By Emily Main

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thyme has been linked to killing germs and curing colds.Thyme

One of the most commonly used medicinal herbs, thyme has been used for everything from killing germs to curing colds. But don’t just relegate it to your medicine cabinet. Two teaspoons of the herb pack in nearly 20 percent of your daily requirement for iron, and it’s also rich in manganese, a mineral that boosts brain function and aids in healthy bone, skin, and cartilage formation.

Learn More: Grow Your Own Thyme

 

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