Just like the drugs we take that come from exotic rain forests, some of the spices we use every day have incredible health benefits too, so we should probably use MORE of them.
Ginger is good for nausea. Peppermint is good for a stomach ache. But spices can also help ward off serious diseases. Dr. Suzanna Zick says the right spices can “help prevent certain cancers, and even lower blood pressure, control blood sugar and improve cardiovascular health.” And don’t forget the exotic spice that the world is stockpiling to use against bird flu!