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- Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a plant that stands around 2–3 feet (60–90 cm) tall. It has green leaves, small white flowers, and pods that contain small, golden-brown seeds. Fenugreek is an interesting herb with diverse uses and many potential health benefits.
- It has become a common household spice and thickening agent. It can also be found in products, such as soap and shampoo. Fenugreek seeds and powder are also used in many Indian dishes for their nutritional profile and slightly sweet, nutty taste.
- One tablespoon (11.1 grams) of whole fenugreek seeds contains 35 calories and several nutrients: Fiber: 3 grams, Protein: 3 grams, Carbs: 6 grams, Fat: 1 gram, Iron: 20% of the Daily Value (DV), Manganese: 7% of the DV, Magnesium: 5% of the DV.