Cilantro, also known as coriander, is an antioxidant superfood. It's got a lot of dietary fiber, which is excellent for lowering bad cholesterol and increasing good cholesterol. The leaves and seeds contain a number of essential volatile oils and cilantro is also the richest herbal source of vitamin K, great for osteotrophic activity of the bones.

Selection Process

Cilantro can be found in almost any supermarket in the produce section. Select vibrant green bunches that are fragrant and don't contain yellow or brown wilting leaves.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 teaspoon (2.0 g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 0.5

% Daily Value*

Total fat 0.0g 0.0%

Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%

Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%

Sodium 0.9mg 0.0%

Total Carbs 0.1g 0.0%

Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0.2%

Sugars 0.0g

Alcohol 0.0g

Protein 0.0g

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 0.9%
Calcium 0.1% Iron 0.2%
Vitamin D 0.0% Vitamin E 0.2%
Vitamin K 7.8% Thiamin 0.1%
Riboflavin 0.2% Niacin 0.1%
Vitamin B-6 0.1% Folate 0.3%
Vitamin B-12 0.0% Panto. acid 0.1%
Phosphorus 0.1% Magnesium 0.1%
Zinc 0.1% Selenium 0.0%
Copper 0.2% Manganese 0.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.