Are spices good for your health?by Jeewan Kumar Journalist, online editor
Spices have been revered for their health benefits throughout history. But can they cure a hangover or help shift those extra Christmas pounds? Recommended Features
- Spice up your cooking
- Crispy calamari deep fried with cayenne pepper, salt and paprika
- A spice is usually defined as an aromatic part of a tropical plant, be it a root, bark, flower or seed.
- Masala tea made with peppercorn, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger
- You could potentially add more flavour to food by using cinnamon
Review on Are spices good for your health?Whether you're grating nutmeg into your speculaas (Dutch spiced shortcrust biscuits) or sprinkling some cinnamon into your Glgg (a Norwegian version of mulled wine), adding a touch of spice is an easy way to make food and drink more appetising.
According to Ayurvedic medicine, an ancient belief system in Hinduism, spices can be warming or cooling and are used to affect the balance of the digestive system.
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