10 December 2013

The Spices of Life


Spices fit somewhere between herbs and food. They make food look, taste, and smell better and contain medicinal properties as well...


Comprehensive List Of Healthy Spices

Written by | December 9, 2013 |Comments Off
spices
spices
Like fruits and vegetables, many spices are rich in antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial compounds.
Used regularly, herbs can help your health in many ways including reduced inflammation, fighting free radicals, aid digestion and circulation, lower blood sugar, boost your immune system, and much more.
Here is a list of perhaps the healthiest spices, what they pair well with, and how they help…
In no particular order



SAGE
Pairs well with: Squashes; parsley; rosemary; thyme; walnuts
May help: Preserve memory, soothe sore throats.


ROSEMARY
Pairs well with: Potatoes; citrus; honey; garlic; onions; chile peppers
May help: Enhance mental focus, fight foodborne bacteria.

TURMERIC

Pairs well with: Garlic; citrus; ingredients in curry powder, such as coriander & cumin
May help: Quell inflammation, inhibit tumors.

CHILE PEPPER

Pairs well with: Ginger; chocolate; beans; beef
May help: Boost metabolism.

GINGER

Pairs well with: Soy sauce; citrus; chile peppers; garlic
May help: Soothe an upset stomach, fight arthritis pain.

CINNAMON

Pairs well with: Cloves; nutmeg; allspice; chocolate; fruit; nuts; hot cereal
May help: Stabilize blood sugar, reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

SAFFRON

Pairs well with: Shellfish, rice, tomatoes, garlic, onion
May help: Boost your mood, relieve symptoms of PMS.

PARSLEY

Pairs well with: lemon zest, mint, garlic, capers, fish, beef
May help: Prevent cancer.

GARLIC

Pairs well with: Spread roasted garlic on crusty bread, sautee it and add to sauces, and use raw in hummus and salad dressing.
May help: fighting illness, ‘poor man’s antibiotic’, help prevent cardiovascular disease, protecting against gastrointestinal and colorectal cancer.

THYME

Pairs well with: Flavor stews and soups. It works well in Caribbean dishes like jerk chicken and in Creole dishes such as blackened fish.
May help: Increase the amount of omega-3 (good) fatty acids present in kidney and brain cells, excellent antioxidant and rich in antibacterial and antispasmodic properties.

CAYENNE PEPPER

Pairs well with: Add a pinch of powdered cayenne to paella, Thai and Mexican dishes, or any dish that needs a kick.
May help: Boosts circulation, fights infections, aids digestion, boost metabolism.

CILANTRO

Pairs well with: Add fresh cilantro to salsa, guacamole, fish or chicken marinades, and Indian and Chinese soups.
May help: Remove toxic metals such as mercury from the body.

BASIL

Pairs well with: In chicken dishes, pastas, pesto, and tomato-and-cheese sandwiches.
May help: Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties; contains a wealth of nutrients including beta-carotene and magnesium.

CURRY POWDER, CURCUMIN

Pairs well with: Add to curry dishes, to egg or chicken salad, or savory lentil or rice recipes.
May help: Very potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent; activates cellular defense mechanisms in genes.

CLOVES

Pairs well with: Drinks and in both sweet and savoury dishes.
May help: With one of the highest levels of antioxidants; relieve bronchitis, asthma, tuberculosis, nausea and diarrhea; tooth and gum pains.

OREGANO

Pairs well with: Egg and cheese dishes; beef, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes.
May help: Guard you against a wide array of infections; inhibit E. coli and some staph infections.

PAPRIKA

Pairs well with: Wide variety including sauces, egg garnish, chicken, Mexican, Mediterranean and Cajun spice blends.
May help: Contribute toward cardiovascular health, as well as cancer prevention; Contains flavonoids that help to neutralize damaging free radicals; Reduce chronic pain and inflammation associated with arthritis.
 

- See more at: http://healthydebates.com/comprehensive-list-healthy-spices/#sthash.AFa34AyL.dpuf

32 comments:

Harald said...

Hopefully given the smoothness in getting sustenance
Obat Kapsul Untuk Rematik

Bunga Lestari said...

Happy weekend, may be given abundant sustenance
Obat Herbal Untuk Menyembuhkan Hepatitis Dengan Cepat

Herbal Mart said...

Happy weekend,Obat Tradisional Untuk Sakit Lambung

cap kuya said...

Hopefully given the smoothness in all its affairs
Cara Mengatasi Penyakit Mata Akibat Diabetes

liyaalicia 98 said...

Walatra Sehat Mata

Walatra Kapsul said...

May be a blessed Friday
Cara Pemesanan Walatra Propolis Brazil

Rifki Blog said...

Happy Saturday to be smooth
Cara Mengobati Koreng Yang Sulit Sembuh

sayyidul ayyam said...

Hope can get positive results
Obat Herbal Pelumas Sendi

Wanda Wandira said...

Hope it works smoothly
Obat Penghancur Batu Di Saluran Kemih

cap kuya said...

Hope can be given patience and kindness
Cara Mengatasi Gout Secara Alami

Bunga Lestari said...

May this day be given a smooth and blessing
Cara Mengatasi Sendi Lutut Kaku dan Sakit

Unknown said...

Hope can be better in the future
Cara Mengobati Anak BAB Berdarah
Cara Mengobati Asma Bronkial Secara Alami

Admin Online said...

May be bestowed with blessings
Cara Mengatasi Linu Pada Persendian

Walatra Kapsul said...

Continue to struggle in seeking blessings
Herbal Untuk Meringankan Sakit Pada Sendi
Cara Mengatasi Ruam Popok Pada Bayi

Mickey Mouse Herbal said...

Hopefully blessed many blessings in seeking sustenance
Cara Mengatasi Sulit Menelan Akibat Radang Tenggorokan

Kumrun Raska said...

Hopefully there is a way out of all the problems encountered
Cara Menyembuhkan Pengapuran Tulang Belakang
Cara Mengatasi Persendian Linu

Astrid Susanti said...

Hopefully given the ease and smoothness in living all the effort in seeking sustenance
Walatra Sarang Semut Papua Kapsul
Cara Mengatasi Sakit Pada Leher Belakang

Indriani Winie said...

Hopefully all his business will be launched
Cara Mengatasi Sakit Pada Leher Belakang
Obat Sinusitis Di Apotik

masbro mbabro said...

Hope can be given convenience
Obat Herbal Untuk Syaraf Kejepit Di Punggung
Cara Mengobati Kulit Kering dan Gatal Akibat Eksim

Herbal Mart said...

I am very grateful for the blessings that have been given
Cara Mengobati Kaki Bengkak Akibat Asam Urat

Wini Herbalsite said...

Hopefully you can get satisfying results
Cara Mengobati Panu Menahun Agar Tidak Kambuh Lagi

Risa Cantik said...

Hopefully it can produce more
Cara Mengobati Gondok Beracun Secara Alami
Obat Radang Sendi

Indriani Winie said...

Hopefully we can provide the best solution
Penyebab Sendi Bunyi Saat Digerakan

sayyidul ayyam said...

Hopefully it can produce more from now on
Obat Rematik Herbal Tanpa Efek Samping

Ricky Prakosa said...

Hopefully you will be given convenience and smoothness
Cara Mengobati Benjolan Lipoma Di Tangan
Obat Alami Untuk Menyembuhkan Tipes dan Lambung

Bunga Lestari said...

Hopefully it's easy to get the sustenance
Cara Mengobati Penyakit Lambung Yang Menahun
Obat Alami Untuk Menyembuhkan Tipes dan Lambung
Obat Benjolan Di Leher Yang Aman Untuk Anak

Ujang Kulub said...

Hopefully given convenience
Obat Asam Lambung Yang Cocok Untuk Lansia
Obat Radang Sendi

Amel Aulia said...

have a nice day
Obat Asam Lambung Yang Cocok Untuk Lansia
Pengobatan Luka Diabetes Paling Cepat Dan Mudah
Cara Konsumsi QnC Jelly Gamat Untuk Diabetes

Bunga Lestari said...

Given the fluency to get the best
Obat Yang Bagus Untuk Mengeringkan Luka Berair
Cara Mengobati Penyakit Lambung Yang Menahun

Bunga Sapoetra said...

happy weekend and happy holiday
Obat Alami Radang Tenggorokan Akibat Asam Lambung
Cara Mengobati Dispepsia Secara Alami
Obat Tipes Herbal Untuk Anak

Unknown said...

Have a good day
Cara Menurunkan Trigliserida Tinggi Secara Alami

Reby267 said...

Hopefully it is facilitated in everything
Obat Herbal Untuk Menyembuhkan Nyeri Ulu Hati
Cara Mengobati Dispepsia Secara Alami