It’s no surprise that healthy living starts with healthy eating, it has been scientifically proven that eating certain foods can be beneficial to our health. As a general rule of thumb for someone who is looking to start a healthy living lifestyle they would normally be advised to minimise the amount of spicy food that they eat, particularly if they high in fat. However certain spices can actually be beneficial to healthy living and have a wide range of health benefits that can help reduce the risk of certain diseases. Below you will find details of five different spices that can be included in a healthy living diet along with details of all of the health benefits that they offer.
Chilli peppers or more notably the capsaicin found inside chilli peppers can actually help relieve pain as well as lower the risk of ulcers and even prostate cancer. Peppers come in a wide number of different varieties such as scotch bonnet and jalapenos.
This brightly coloured spice comes from the ginger family and it is extremely beneficial in reducing inflammation, particular the kind experienced by people who suffer from arthritis. This healthy living spice is delicious in chicken curry.
Absolutely delicious in things such as Pumpkin pie or even doughnuts but this spice also has some healthy living benefits too as it helps to manage blood sugar levels as well as help maintain healthy arteries.
It’s easy to overlook this little green herb that can be found on your plate next to the main dish that you ordered but this little green herb is a healthy living dynamo. It can help with the passing of kidney stones and also help to maintain clear arteries.
Yes it can give you bad breath so it’s probably best to avoid if you are out on a date but the healthy living benefits of garlic are simply amazing. Garlic has both anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties as well as being able to stop the formation of blood clots.
So there you have five spices that can be used in your healthy living diet that all have added health benefits.