Herbs contain varying amounts of nutrients. Some of them are a significant source of calcium, potassium,and phosphorus. Handle fresh herbs with a delicate touch so as not to damage any fragile leaves.
Herbs add a dash of color and flavor to any dish when used the right way. Herbs are used in a host of soups, sauces, and gravies, as well as in a multitude of baked dishes. Yet herbs do not have a long shelf life and can go bad easily. Watch this video for tips on what to look for when selecting, cleaning and storing herbs.