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Do some spices have health benefits? Which ones?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Nearly all of them

Almost all spices have many benefits.
For example, garlic lowers cholesterol & blood pressure & thins blood, cinnamon lowers blood sugar, turmeric is an incredible anti-inflammatory as is ginger, which also relieves nausea. Even salt is an essential nutrient (sea salt is best).A great website that provides detailed information on the benefits of many herbs & spices is www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php.

In brief: Nearly all of them

Almost all spices have many benefits.
For example, garlic lowers cholesterol & blood pressure & thins blood, cinnamon lowers blood sugar, turmeric is an incredible anti-inflammatory as is ginger, which also relieves nausea. Even salt is an essential nutrient (sea salt is best).A great website that provides detailed information on the benefits of many herbs & spices is www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php.
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