Indian kitchen is full of spices and Indian people are very selective about using each and every spice depending on the vegetable to bring flavor to the food. Let’s improve our knowledge on the different spices and its benefits. Here we go!
- Chili Pepper
Known for its hard and hot taste, Chile pepper helps you by giving you a lot of health benefits, that becomes possible due to the presence of Capsaicin; which is an active compound that is responsible for the hot taste of that makes it, chili pepper. This is found effective inhibiting bacterial growth and stimulating your metabolism which is essential for weight loss while taking care of overall health.
This spice is usually gets used as a decorative garnish. But for your knowledge, let me tell you that according to some study it is found that this spice is good in reducing breast cancer as well. This spice is enriched with Vitamin C, B12, K and A to strengthens your immune system effectively.
If menstrual cramp bothers you badly every month, then start having a pinch of fennel after your meals and get relief in it. This spice is full of phytochemicals and phytoestrogens that help you get rid of painful cramping. Add grinded fennel in tea or add it with salad, to keep acidity at bay.
The back bone of Indian spices, turmeric is enriched with curcumin, an antioxidant good to prevent heart failure and to decrease growth of cancer cells. This is one of the biggest anti-inflammatories; which is worthy enough for people suffering from chronic pain and searching for a natural alternative for that. You can also use it as a color in food. Make sure, that it works slowly on your body that gives long lasting effects.
Cinnamon is a great spice that contributes extraordinarily in balancing blood sugar level and helping people suffering from type 2 Diabetes. According to some survey it lowers your blood pressure instantly and good in regulating cholesterol level as well.
I think if anything is eaten in a right amount that thing just gives benefits and never harms one’s health. So improve your knowledge on the spices and have adequate amount of them to get an edge to your health. Enjoy spices.