Want to Live Longer? Spice Up Your Life!

Recent research has provided evidence suggesting that people who eat chili pepper may not only live longer but also have a reduced risk of death due to cardiovascular disease (which is one of the leading killers of American men and women) as well as cancer.

Turmeric May Help Fight Viruses. Here’s 10 Ways To Take It

You might also be feeling anxiety about the possibility of contracting COVID-19, but you can be proactive by taking care of your immune system and eating foods that potentially have antiviral properties.

Saffron, the Posh Spice

Saffron is like the Rolls-Royce of spices. It is one of the most expensive spices in the world by weight. This luxurious spice is derived from the flower Crocus sativus, a beautiful purple flower, more commonly known as the ‘saffron crocus.’ Reportedly, it takes about 1,000 flowers to produce just one ounce of saffron! That’s why it may cost you $10 to $13 dollars per gram.

Nuts for Nutmeg? You Should Be

The mere mention of nutmeg conjures up thoughts of our favorite cold weather treats, like eggnog and apple pie. But nutmeg and its cousin spice, mace, are much more than just dusted-on additions to holiday recipes.

Spice Rack Rules Every Mom Needs to Know

Like myself, you probably have a spice rack or cabinet at home which house a variety of dried herbs and spices. They have a very long shelf life and are great flavoring agents.

Love Oregano? Make Sure You Know How to Maximize its Health Benefits

Oregano is one of the “largest selling” culinary herbs. It is a fragrant herb which is native to the Mediterranean and is commonly used in Italian cooking. Reportedly, Americans consume 379,000 metric tons of oregano per year, and the majority of that is imported.

9 Herbs And Spices That Can Add Excitement To Your Life After 60

I recently came across a quote which stated that “aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.” I thought about it for a while and concluded how wrong this thinking is.

Cilantro Is More Than A Pretty Garnish

Many people fail to realize that herbs like cilantro are not only great flavoring agents, but they are generally just as nutrient dense as the fruit and vegetables we eat.

Herbs & Spices! The Secret To Getting Kids to Eat More Veggies

We send our kids to school, hoping that they will attain the skills and knowledge they need to become successful, thriving and healthy adults. But our schools historically have not exactly received an A+ rating for providing healthy information and meals. And kids will have difficulty being truly successful as adults if they don’t have the tools and information to stay healthy.

Cayenne Pepper, a Healthy Food That’s Worth the Kick

The health benefits of cayenne peppers are touted all over the Internet. There is the cayenne cleanse for losing weight or curing digestive problems. It is reportedly good for constipation, allergies, gas and even hypertension. One health professional even stated that “'you can normalize blood pressure in three months with garlic, but when you add enough cayenne, it can happen in three days.”

Top 6 Ways Cumin Can Help You Get Healthier

Spices and herbs are great flavoring agents you can easily use in a variety of ways to prepare healthy meals. The tastier you make your healthy meals, the more likely you will eat them and continue cooking healthy meals.

Cinnamon. No Wonder it Used to Be the Spice of Kings

With the holidays quickly approaching, I can already smell the cinnamon in the air. Many of us have this aromatic spice in our spice cabinet but rarely use it until holiday festivities begin.

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