Spice It Up! Healthy Eating

Spice It Up!

From oregano and chilis in Mexican dishes to rosemary, mint, and coriander in Middle Eastern recipes, countries around the world boast flavorful food palettes enriched with a variety of spices. Researchers have found that these traditional spices are loaded with the natural and healthful nutrients of the plants they come from, and many cultures have advocated their healing properties for centuries.

The spice drawer has remained shut for too long in the American kitchen, and possibly at the price of your well-being.

Here are some reasons why you might want to amp up your spice intake:

  • Spices contain natural plant compounds and nutrients that can prevent cell damage and reduce chronic inflammation.
  • Spices help support body functions.
  • Spices enhance the flavor of your food while adding more nutritional value.

Check out these six spices with known benefits:


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