Healthy Spices you can Consume Everyday

Research proves that spices are not only tasty and adding lovely flavouring to our food, but they can aid in staying healthy. Spices can be used every day with every meal and there is no limitation on amounts as healthy spices has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral compounds and rich in natural antioxidants. Regular intake of spices will aid in immunity boosting, lowering of blood sugars, circulation, and digestion, fight free radicals and reduce inflammation.
Following is examples of some popular spices which you are welcome to use every day:
Fennel is great as a digestive aid as well a strong antioxidant and you can chew it raw or braise it with meat. Garlic contains antimicrobial compounds and research shows it can aid against colorectal and gastrointestinal cancer. Roasted garlic is great on toasted bread and sautéed in many food dishes. Thyme with its minty flavour has immune-enhancing properties and especially good for colds and flu. It is rich in antispasmodic and antibacterial properties and also a great antioxidant. Thyme is often used to flavour soups and stews, but in a salad dressing it also works very well.
Ginger is well-known for its circulation and anti-inflammatory properties and its warming properties. It is high in potassium and works well for upset stomachs. Add ginger to deserts, salads, soups, marinades, curries and stir-fries. Cinnamon is a great source of calcium, iron and magnesium. It will reduce triglyceride and cholesterol levels and may help in lowering blood sugar levels. Deserts, cereals, yoghurt, fruit and sweet potatoes are some products that go very well with cinnamon. Cilantro may counter indigestion and remove toxic metals and revitalize a body. Salsa, chicken, fish, Chinese soups, marinades goes well with this spice. Peppermint is a known stomach soother and rich in vitamin A and C. be careful though as too much peppermint can cause heartburn. Great in sorbet, salads, and tea.