Spices from India not only infuse a meal with rich flavors, but also possess health-giving properties — and there is real science to back up this assertion. Take a look at some healthy spices you might have been taking for granted.
Aromatic Ingredients for Health
Many cooks use ginger root or powdered ginger in stir-fries and baking. Ginger is already the base for popular teas. Pregnant women safely chew ginger biscuits or slices of candied ginger to relieve sickness. Many parents believe in the power of ginger ale to provide comfort to children with motion sickness or a stomach bug.
Scientists now know why your mother’s remedy works. Ginger root helps the gastrointestinal tract digest and absorb food more quickly. This spicy root also acts as an anti-inflammatory. Consumers are not recommended to use it in place of medical diagnosis or treatment for pain but to complement arthritis medication, for…
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