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Spices for Good Health

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Spices not only provide exquisite taste and aroma to food, but have a positive effect on our health. Many spices have more antioxidants than some fruits and vegetables.

Cinnamon lowers blood sugar, bad cholesterol and triglycerides. Recommended is the use of half a teaspoon of cinnamon twice a day.

Add cinnamon to low-fat sour cream with chopped slices of banana. You can add cinnamon on the tip of a knife in your morning coffee or tea.

Turmeric is also useful for health improvements. It contains curcumin, which inhibits the growth of malignant cells.

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Add turmeric to regular rice - recommended proportion of one-fourth teaspoon of three hundred grams of rice. Rosemary is also good for your health.

It is believed that it stops the genetic mutations that lead to cancer and also prevents damage to your blood vessels, decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Rosemary is great in combination with chicken. Before you cook the meat, leave it to stand for half an hour, rub with a mixture of two teaspoons rosemary and a little salt.

Ginger is known for its many beneficial properties. It reduces nausea in motion sickness, influences pain caused by arthritis for the better.

It should not be too much ginger as it can cause irritation of the gastric mucosa in larger doses. Ginger reduces blood clotting, so it is contraindicated after surgery or taking pills, if you fear thinning your blood.