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10 Best Spices And Their Health Benefits

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10 Best Spices And Their Health Benefits

10 of the most common spices used to cook with. They have benefits for two reasons, adding flavor to your recipes, and better health.

Chili Peppers

Benefits: Antioxidant, anti-irritant properties, cold remedy, helps with weight loss, hearth health, digestion, balances LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.
(Source: webmd.com)


Antioxidant loaded with nutrients: Protein, Dietary Fiber, Niacin, Vitamins C, E and K, Sodium Potassium, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc.

Benefits include: Cancer Prevention, Arthritis Reliever, Diabetes Control, Heals Wounds, Alzheimers Prevention, Improves Digestion, Natural Liver Detoxifier, Weight Management, Reduces Cholesterol, Boosts Immune System.
(Source: cnn.com)


Benefits: Atherosclerosis, High Cholesterol, Heart Disease, and Hypertension.
(Source: WebMD)

Benefits: Antioxidants for Immune System Support, Antifungal, Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory Properties, Cancer-Fighting Effects And Upper Respiratory Infections.
(Source: Mercola.com)


Also Known As Saint Joseph’s Wort, This Spice Is Rich In Antioxidants, Vitamins A, K, C, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, and Calcium.

Benefits: Reduces Inflammation and Swelling And Anti-Aging Properties.
(Source: Medical News Today)


A Wonderful Herb With Culinary, Medicinal and Ornamental Uses.

Benefits: Acne, High Blood Pressure, Protection From Foodborne Bacterial Infections, Colon Cancer, Breast Cancer and Yeast Infections.
(Source: Medical News Today)


Great Source of Antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory Elements.

Benefits: Improves Digestion, Engances Memory and Concentration, Neurological Protection, Prevents Brain Aging and Helps In Cancer Treatment.
(Source: Medical News Today)


Nutrients: Vitamins K, C, A, Folate, Fiber, Iron, Anti-Oxidant Nutrients,

Benefits: Heart Health, Protection From Rheumatoid Arthritis.
(Source: WHFoods.org)


Used In Antacid, Laxative and Anti-Gas Medications

Benefits: Muscle Pain From Exercise, Chemotherapy Nausea, Ovarian Cancer, Asthma, High Blood Pressure, Painful Menstruation and Migraines.
(Source: Medical News Today)


Benefits And Uses: Diarrhea, Upset Stomach, Expectorant, Hernia, Bad Breath, Intestinal Gas, Nausea, Vomiting, Tooth Ache Pain, Topical Remedy for Pain, Mouth and Throat Inflammation.
(Source: WebMD)


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8 thoughts

  • Mirror of your Health
    June 20, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Amazing information,love it.Thank you so much for sharing it.

    • June 20, 2014 at 7:55 pm

      Your welcome. I am glad the information is useful.

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.


  • June 20, 2014 at 7:03 pm

    Good information. Thanks for putting this together.

    • June 20, 2014 at 7:50 pm

      Your welcome. I enjoy cooking, learning about health. nutrition, and sharing the information with others so they can benefit as well as I have.

      Thanks for visiting and commenting. I hope you enjoy our other articles we have or post in the future.


  • June 20, 2014 at 7:32 pm

    Thanks for the info! I always wondered about these. Have a great weekend! 🙂

    • June 20, 2014 at 7:58 pm

      Now that you know, you can better enjoy your meals when these herbs or spices are used in the preparation.

      You have a good weekend as well Roger.

      Thanks for stopping by.


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