Spices

Can You Name Four of the Healthiest, Tastiest Spices?
The U.S. National Institutes of Health says it is possible that spices have health benefits. But there is not enough ... Some Indian researchers claim that a chemical in turmeric called curcumin can slow or stop the growth of tumor cells. They say it ... [...]
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Cancer Fighting Spices
These four cancer-fighting spices have powerful health benefits and were part of my daily regimen to heal cancer without chemo. They are common, but not commonly found in American cuisine, so I had to be very deliberate about adding them to my food. I took copious amounts of these four spices and still do today. [...]
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Cut back on sodium by ramping up spices
Herbs and spices help us to use less salt and have been shown to possess health benefits of their own. ... Turmeric, for example, contains a chemical called curcumin that appears to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects in animals. Human ... [...]
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Turmeric – Nature's wonder drug! The healthiest herbs & spices revealed
This means they can help prevent the initial triggering of mutations in your DNA that could lead to cancer or other diseases. So taking a moment to spice up your life can have far-reaching consequences. And the truly amazing properties of turmeric make ... [...]
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8 Indian spices that prevent cancer
A portent herb with anti-oxidant characteristics, cumin seeds contain a compound called 'Thymoquinone' that checks proliferation of cells responsible for prostate cancer. So, instead of loading your usual snack options with calories and oil, add this ... [...]
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5 Foods & Spices That Can Prevent & Help Treat Diseases
This important herb is often used to transform dishes into colorful concoctions of bold taste, but the health benefits will give you even more reason to incorporate it into your diet. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. This strong ... [...]
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Turmeric, the superstar of spices
n its raw form, it looks like a less appealing cousin of ginger. Inside, it exudes an orange hue brighter than any carrot. Its aromas are so pungent that they linger in your kitchen well after it's gone. It's notorious for staining everything it comes ... [...]
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Barbara Quinn: Explore international flavors through herbs and spices
Turmeric, for example, contains a chemical called curcumin that appears to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects in animals. Human studies are underway. Note: If you still have the same spices that you had four years ago, it's time for a change. [...]
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Can everyday spices make you healthier?
The health benefits of foods such as berries, broccoli, and salmon are well known. But your kitchen's spice rack ... Turmeric contains the phytochemical curcumin, which may have anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antioxidant properties. “Turmeric is ... [...]
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Expert backs three spices in diet to keep cancer away
"Once, my former colleagues and I had compared curcumin with anti-inflammatory and pain-killing medications, as well as with cancer drugs. Curcumin proved to be more effective at reducing inflammation than over-the-counter aspirin and ibuprofen, and as ... [...]
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Five herbs and spices that will keep you healthy
Curcumin is the bright yellow pigment and can help to treat and prevent breast, colon, lung and prostate cancer, and prevents it spreading. It has also been scientifically proven to be more effective at treating depression than many antidepressant drugs.". [...]
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7 Surprising Herbs and Spices You Should Be Eating—And Why
“Herbs and spices are the future of healthy vegetarian cooking,” says nutritionist Mikaela Reuben, who often has cinnamon or dandelion greens in mind when she designs recipes for clients like Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, and Ben Stiller, and works ... [...]
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Two Spices Prevent Cancer: Study
"We've known for a while that curcumin and boswellia are powerful anti-inflammatories and have potent anti-cancer properties," says study author Ajay Goel, Director of Epigenetics, Cancer Prevention, and Geonomics at Baylor. "They are both powerful ... [...]
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Why you should add cinnamon, rosemary and other spices to food
Unfortunately, the evidence linking curcumin to health benefits is a skimpy at present — except when it comes to treating osteoarthritis. Research shows turmeric extracts, alone or in combination with other herbs, do offer some pain relief to people ... [...]
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9 Spices That May Save Your Life
"There have been many recent studies validating the historic habit of using spices for health benefits,'' Donna Tainter, author of Spices and Seasonings: A Food Technology Handbook, told the website SixWise.com. Modern science has indeed shown that ... [...]
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