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Healthy Herbs

The popularity of Italian, Mexican, Greek, Chinese, Indian, Thai, and other ethnic cuisine has introduced us to a variety of unique flavors. Herbs and spices are derived from different parts of plants (bark, leaves, seeds, rhizomes, buds, stems, roots, and fruit). People have used them to preserve food and provide flavor to soups and salads, pasta and vegetable dishes. Using herbs and spices enable one to prepare tasty food without having to use oil and salt freely to enhance the flavor of food.

Garlic can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels and lower the risk of cancer.

Onions diminish the risk of blood clots and assist in the relief of bronchial problems.

Herbs of the mint family (basil, oregano, thyme, sage, rosemary) and the parsley family (dill, fennel, cumin, coriander, cilantro) all provide a measure of protection against cancer.

Ginger inhibits the formation of blood clots, and decreases the risk of various cancers.

Turmeric, used in Indian dishes, has powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.

You can use a variety of culinary herbs to flavor your favorite dishes. At the same time, they will keep you healthy.

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