Diet is one of the most important foundations of health. I believe in the concept of adding to the diet and filling your diet with health-promoting foods. One aspect of dietary changes which can be easily incorporated yet is often overlooked, are culinary spices.
Culinary spices do not only provide flavor, but they are also herbs which contain active constituents which have medicinal properties. Nature has provided us with these natural therapies to address numerous health concerns, including inflammation, high cholesterol, hormone balance, and mood.
Below are a few of my favorite culinary herbs and their health-promoting properties: