Sage Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how sage can support your health and wellness.

Sage nutrition, benefits, recipes...This Mediterranean relative of mint is well known as a culinary herb but has also been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. As one of the ‘big 4’ (alongside parsley, rosemary and thyme), sage can also be used as a natural pest controller and householder cleanser.


  • 3calories / gram
  • 8% water (dried& ground)



  • Vitamin A, B6 & K
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese


Health Benefits May Include:

  • Improve mental capacity and enhance the mood.
  • Ease symptoms associated with conditions such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.
  • Regulate blood glucose levels and prevent type 2 diabetes.
  • Lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and increase HDL (good) cholesterol.
  • Inhibit lipid absorption and decrease body fat percentage.
  • Reduce symptoms associate with menopause, including night sweats, palpitations, insomnia and dizziness.
  • Aid digestion and treat diarrhoea and abdominal colic.
  • Ease arthritis and gout.
  • Prevent inflammation and strengthen the immune system.
  • Support bone development and preserve density.

Sage Nutrition Health Benefits & Recipes:

For a further detailed nutritional analysis of sage, search:

The Australian Food Composition Database.

To learn more about how sage can fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern, search:

The Australian Dietary Guidelines or Nutrition Australia's Healthy Eating Pyramid.

Please Enjoy: