Spice it up: Incorporate herbs into a healthy diet
Often overlooked, yet an important component of nutrition, herbs and spices pack a big punch from a small package.
They’re generally used to flavor food, but herbs and spices have many health benefits in addition to being taste enhancers.
Herbs and spices have been used for centuries as medicine to treat or alleviate symptoms of disease, so don’t underestimate their potency. Many have either anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-bacterial, or antioxidant effects when consumed.
This makes them ideal for helping to fight the signs of aging, cell deformities, infections, and even the common cold.
The following five herbs/spices are fairly common and easy to incorporate into a healthy diet.