Skip Salt And Try These Healthy Herbs

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Hindustan Times

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Published
Nov 16, 2021

Did you know that you can decrease the consumption of salt and replace it with these herbs to add flavour to your food?

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Here are a few healthy alternatives to salt

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Coriander is a good source of iron, magnesium, vitamin C and K

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It can be eaten raw or added to cooked preparations

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Oregano is a popular herb that can treat gastric, respiratory tract and urinary tract disorders

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You can include oregano leaves in chopped manner or as whole while cooking food

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 Rosemary is an aromatic herb that needs to be used judiciously. Its addition to food improves digestion, boosts memory and prevents brain ageing

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Crush dried rosemary leaves before using it. It can be added to pizza, potatoes and egg-based dishes

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Mint is not only refreshing, it also adds flavours to sweet and savoury preparations

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It is also a palate cleanser, detoxifying, and promotes digestion

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With its peppery taste basil can replace salt in many dishes 

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Basil is rich in antioxidants and antibacterial properties

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