“Cilantro is one of my favorite herbs to add to my summer salads and dishes,” Martindale says. “It is packed with phytonutrients, which can lower blood sugar, decrease bad cholesterol levels, and is rich in magnesium and iron, along with being a detoxifying addition to your diet (as its chemical makeup adheres and loosens toxic metals from the body’s tissues).” If you don’t like the taste of Cilantro, you can substitute it in your dishes with Spicy Thai Basil and/or parsley.