Herbs & Spices for a Healthier Lifestyle
Herbs and spices are an important part of healthy eating and your well being.
They give your food that extra depth and will even make your food healthier even though they are usually used in tiny amounts.
It is fun to experiment in the kitchen with new flavorings of different herbs and spices.
Below you'll find a brief intro about herbs and spices in general and then all our categories of different herbs and spices.
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Herbs And Spices Can Be Very Beneficial
Adding herbs and spices to your diet has several benefits. It makes your food tastier while boosting your health.
Herbs and spices are loaded with nutrients, like antioxidants and other phytochemicals that can add therapeutic value to your food, helping you live a longer, more healthful life.
Compounds from herbs and spices work together with your other foods you’re eating and will provide health benefits.
If you are about to fry or grill some meat you should really use some herbs and spices, either as a marinade, spice rub or right onto the meat. This can help reduce the formation of harmful compounds that forms during cooking.
Here's some of the numerous health benefits that herbs and spices can provide
- Reduce nausea
- Boost your immune system
- Improve you heart health
- Reduce inflammation
- Regulate your metabolism
- Cure colds
- Reduce stress
- Fight infections
- Prevent cancer or even treat it!
They Provide You With Endless Possibilities!
You should use different herbs and spices at the same time, the more variety you use, the better.
Try experimenting with herbs and spices that appeal to you to determine what your favorite spice blend will be.
Here's some healthy herbs and spices we recommend you to try in you cooking
- Chili peppers
Read More About Different Herbs & Spices
Below you'll find all our articles about different herbs & spices.
Chives For A Healthier Lifestyle
Chives is a perennial herb that produce beautiful purple flowers.
You can eat the flowers, but it's more common to eat the stems the flowers grow on, also being the leaves of the plant.
Keeping chives alive indoors is very easy.
Check out how we replant this beautiful herb in How-To Replant Store Bought Chives For Your Indoor Herb Garden
Coriander For A Healthier Lifestyle
Coriander is a fragrant herb that can make wonders with your meal.
The fresh leaves can also be referred to as cilantro.
Coriander is believed to help lower your blood sugar, fight infections, and promote overall health.
Dill For A Healthier Lifestyle
Dill is a herb that is a bit tricky to grow yourself.
But if you manage you can spice up your meal with this fresh herb, that has a citrus-like, anise-like, licorice flavor to it.
Dill is packed with flavonoids, rich in antioxidants and a good source of several vitamins and minerals.
Learn how we replant this beautiful herb in How-To Replant Store Bought Dill For Your Indoor Herb Garden
Ginger For A Healthier Lifestyle
Ginger can provide you with benefits like you wouldn't believe. It is considered to be one of the healthiest herbs in the world.
Learn about ginger and how it can help you achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle in Ginger for a Healthier Lifestyle
Nutmeg For A Healthier Lifestyle
Nutmeg should be used with caution but still be added to your diet! Nutmeg is known to have a long list of health benefits.
Read how nutmeg can benefit your and your families health in Nutmeg for a Healthier Lifestyle
Parsley For A Healthier Lifestyle
Parsley is a must to add to your diet today. Parsley leaves are, for instance, packed with antioxidants.
Read how parsley can help you achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle in Parsley for a Healthier Lifestyle
Sage For A Healthier Lifestyle
Sage is a perennial herb that you should include in your diet.
To have a sage plant growing in your kitchen window is not only beautiful, it smells good too!
Learn how we replant this beautiful herb in How-To Replant Store Bought Sage For Your Indoor Herb Garden
Tarragon For A Healthier Lifestyle
Tarragon is not the most common herb to grow at home. But it is worth it!
Tarragon is very aromatic which can spice up many dishes. But it's also very healthy for you.
Take a look at how we replant this amazing herb in How-To Replant Store Bought Tarragon For Your Indoor Herb Garden