Sweet Basil 30 g - comes in many varieties. While this herb may not contribute significant nutrients to your diet, it can spice up your meals.
Sweet basil may provide health benefits, such as stress reduction and blood sugar control.
But as Basil is generally used in small quantities, the only substantial nutrient it provides is vitamin K.
|Fresh leaves, chopped||Dried leaves, crumbled|
|Vitamin A||3% of the RDI||4% of the RDI|
|Vitamin K||13% of the RDI||43% of the RDI|
|Calcium||0.5% of the RDI||4% of the RDI|
|Iron||0.5% of the RDI||5% of the RDI|
|Manganese||1.5% of the RDI||3% of the RDI|
Though dried basil is more concentrated in nutrients, you use less in recipes compared to fresh. Therefore, neither is a significant source of most nutrients — except vitamin K.