Do you need a way to incorporate more vitamins into your diet? Spice up your health with these five commonly used spices that contain a plethora of vitamins that contain both healing and preventative properties. These spices will improve your well-being from relieving joint and muscle pain to preventing certain cancers.
Turmeric is one of the main spices in Indian Curry. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, which contains strong anti-inflammatory properties. This will help in relieving pain associated with arthritis or any joint and muscle injuries. Turmeric can be incorporated into everyday homemade dishes, such as roasted vegetables, egg scrambles, soups, smoothies, and rice.
Ginger is a close relative to turmeric and is great with helping digestive ailments such as nausea, loss of appetite and motion sickness. Ginger is also a common weight loss agent if incorporated into your regular diet. One of the best ways to include ginger into your daily consumption is by drinking ginger root tea. Simply add boiling water to 1 to 2 half inch slices of ginger root and let steep for 3 to 5 minutes to infuse the ginger with the water.