Skip Salt And Try These Healthy Herbs


Hindustan Times


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?


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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