15 Kitchen Herbs and Spices with Powerful Health Benefits – Natural Health – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Herbs and spices in our foods have served the purpose of flavoring throughout the years, but also to provide boosts of nutrition and wellness. According to the Professor of Nutrition at the University of Miami, Dr. Moreno, “herbs and spices make food better while improving your health.”

Usually, one can easily decipher the cook behind a meal based on herbs and spices known to that cook. Much more than the taste, various herbs and spices can help to improve memory and prevents diseases and illness.

While their values may reduce during the heating process, several herbs and spices can restrain the oxidative effect from carcinogenic compounds and unstable fat.  Others simply add flavor or aid and protect the body from radical harm.

 Nice article in Mother Earth News on using herbs to heal what ails.

Laena McCarthy