Fennel

Don’t Forget About Fennel
June 1, 2007

If you eat a lot of Mediterranean cuisine, you’re probably adding fennel to your diet.

The crunchy and sweet vegetable contains antioxidant properties, including one that can help reduce inflammation and prevent cancer.

It is a good source of vitamin C and fiber, which helps lower cholesterol levels. Studies also suggest that fennel seed oil helps soothe infants with colic.

© 2007 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution