What spices especially recommended for health?
Most spices are rich in active ingredients with health benefits. Some of these substances are isolated, standardized, and we finished products, such as dietary supplements or herbal remedies.
How to enrich your diet without drastic changes in taste and provide support for health recommend the following spices:
Oregano, most known as a spice for pizza. Expand the use of his meals of rice and vegetables, stews and cream soups. Like most Mediterranean plants, has antibiotic, antiseptic and antioxidant activity.
Ginger is excellent in soups and stews. In the case of flu, I recommend ginger tea (ginger pieces leave the prokuhanoj takes a few minutes and strain) with lemon. Ginger is good for strengthening the immune system, and has a soothing and antibacterial properties.
Anise, fennel, cumin belong to the same plant family, have a similar composition of essential oils and a positive effect on the digestive organs. With a mint tea, the first recommendation from indigestion, flatulence like! Use them in dishes from cereals and soups.
Curry beans gives an exotic, spicy flavor, a blend of 20-odd spices, turmeric, headed by its antioxidant action. The source of iron, magnesium, potassium, manganese, and vitamins C, E and B6.
Turmeric is a relatively neutral taste, gives a yellow color to soups and stews. A very strong antioxidant with multiple positive effects. Clinically proven positive effect on prostate cancer, when taken in the form of dietary supplements.
Cinnamon is great in oatmeal, for sweet food and fruit juice (recommended: orange juice and apple and cinnamon). Is beneficial to the digestive system, has antimicrobial activity, and as a dietary supplement used as an aid in lowering blood sugar.