What Spices Can Do For Your Health.

Any good cook or respectable foodie knows that a meal is not complete without spices. Not only do they improve flavor, but they can add some additional vitamins and minerals to your diet you didn’t even think about when adding your various pinches and dashes. Not to be confused with the various “miracle” claims that many people and companies try to make when it comes to herbal supplements. So, while Cinnamon won’t cause you to lose 10 pounds in 10 days, it does have the “highest antioxidant strength of all the food sources in nature.” And that is just one example! Below is a table full of spices, each one a link to the various nutritional benefits they offer. Click on your favorites to find out what benefits you are adding to each meal. Enjoy! 🙂


Allspice

Anise seed

Bay leaf

Black pepper

Capers

Caraway

Cardamom
Carom (ajwain) seeds
Cayenne pepper

Chili peppers

Cinnamon

Cloves

Cocoa beans

Coriander seeds

Cumin

Fennel seeds

Fenugreek seeds

Horseradish

Jalapeno peppers

Mace spice

Mustard seeds

Nutmeg

Saffron

Sichuan peppercorns

Tamarind

Vanilla beans

Wasabi

Special thanks to nutrition-and-you.com for providing the much needed information above.

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