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5 spices and their incredible health benefits: Nutritionist explains

Published on Jul 15, 2022 02:34 PM IST
  • Cardamom helps in stimulating the stomach to produce more acids, which in turn helps in boosting digestion. It also helps in being a wonderful mouth freshener. Saffron, on the other hand, consists of antioxidant properties and helps in reducing inflammation.
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Spices are an integral part of every quintessential Indian kitchen. Be it adding spices to food or smelling and determining the burst of flavours for the tastebuds, food cannot be imagined without a pinch of spices in it. However, spices are more than just taste and flavour – they come with their health benefits as well. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee explored the health benefits of five of the most used spices in Indian food and wrote about the benefits of each of them in her recent Instagram post.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 02:34 PM IST

Spices are an integral part of every quintessential Indian kitchen. Be it adding spices to food or smelling and determining the burst of flavours for the tastebuds, food cannot be imagined without a pinch of spices in it. However, spices are more than just taste and flavour – they come with their health benefits as well. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee explored the health benefits of five of the most used spices in Indian food and wrote about the benefits of each of them in her recent Instagram post.(Unsplash)

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Cardamom: Cardamom helps in stimulating the stomach to produce more acids, which in turn helps in boosting digestion. It also helps in being a wonderful mouth freshener.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 02:34 PM IST

Cardamom: Cardamom helps in stimulating the stomach to produce more acids, which in turn helps in boosting digestion. It also helps in being a wonderful mouth freshener.(Unsplash)

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Cloves: Clove oil is an antibiotic and helps in alleviating pain in case of toothache.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cloves: Clove oil is an antibiotic and helps in alleviating pain in case of toothache.(Unsplash)

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Pepper: Pepper comes with antioxidant and antibacterial properties. It acts as a stimulant for the tastebuds and helps in producing stomach acids – this in turn helps in digestion.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 02:34 PM IST

Pepper: Pepper comes with antioxidant and antibacterial properties. It acts as a stimulant for the tastebuds and helps in producing stomach acids – this in turn helps in digestion.(Unsplash)

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Cinnamon: This spice helps in managing common colds. It also helps in controlling blood sugar levels in diabetic and pre-diabetic patients.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 02:34 PM IST

Cinnamon: This spice helps in managing common colds. It also helps in controlling blood sugar levels in diabetic and pre-diabetic patients.(Unsplash)

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Saffron: It consists of antioxidant properties and helps in reducing inflammation.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 02:34 PM IST

Saffron: It consists of antioxidant properties and helps in reducing inflammation.(Unsplash)

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