Herbs, Seeds & Spices

The top 7 spices to reduce your cancer risk

The top 7 spices to reduce your cancer risk

Did you know? According to the American Cancer Society, “About 1,660,290 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2013, and in 2013 about 580,350 Americans are projected to die of cancer, almost 1,600 people a day.” This is alarming to say the least. In the United States, cancer […]

by December 4, 2019
Many reasons to eat ginger

Many reasons to eat ginger

Ginger is revered for its many medicinal benefits. It came from Southeast Asia, from where it was traded around the world. It is often added to soups, sauces, and stir-fried vegetables to add a nice spicy kick. Ginger is also often used to make a tea. There are so many […]

by December 3, 2019
The many health benefits of parsley

The many health benefits of parsley

Parsley is an herb that is very commonly used as decoration for fancy foods. Because of its reputation as a garnish, it is often forgotten as an herb with many surprising healing properties. Parsley contains health benefiting essential volatile oils such as myristicin, limonene, eugenol, and alpha-thujene. Let’s take a look […]

by October 5, 2019
Studies show turmeric is as effective as many prescribed drugs

Studies show turmeric is as effective as many prescribed drugs

It seems like more studies are popping up everyday showing promising benefits when it comes to this wondrous spice and root, Now studies show turmeric is as effective as many prescribed drugs. Turmeric, also known as the “Indian solid gold” gets its nickname not only because of its gold color, […]

by August 5, 2019
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5 spices to supercharge your metabolism

Metabolism is one of the keys to having energy throughout the day and for weight loss. We’re going to give you 5 spices to supercharge your metabolism. According to Mayo Clinic: Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. During this complex […]

by August 4, 2019
10 reasons to eat flaxseeds

10 reasons to eat flaxseeds

Flaxseeds are well known for their nutrition value. They are a great source of vitamins, antioxidants, and so much more. These seeds make a great addition to smoothies and breakfast, adding texture and powerful health benefits. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to eat flaxseeds. 1. Digestive health: Flaxseeds […]

by July 23, 2019
Green cardamon in ceramical bowl isolated on white

The many health benefits of eating cardamom pods

The many health benefits of eating cardamom pods. Cardamom pods are a native spice to the forests of India. This potent spice is a major part of Ayurvedic medicine and is also used in Indian cuisine and tea. It brings a strong and unique flavor to dishes.   Let’s look […]

by July 21, 2019
Cumin: a potent medicinal herb

Cumin: a potent medicinal herb

Cumin, a flavorful spice is valued as a medicinal herb. For thousands of years, herbal practitioners have used cumin, as dried seeds and in its powdered form to treat a wide variety of ailments. It is also a powerful cancer-preventing herb. Cumin’s most important uses: Treats cancer: Study has revealed that cumin […]

by July 18, 2019