Hungry Health with Jennifer: Herbs & Spices
Herbs and Spices Pack More Than a Punch of Flavour, They Are Also Great For You and Your Health!
Modern science is beginning to uncover the power of spices and herbs as weapons against illnesses, and our chimichurri sauce has a few powerful healers on board! Read along to discover some interesting information about these natural ingredients:
Parsley is great for easing digestion and useful in detoxification. It freshens your breath and contains Vitamins A, E & C, which are all great for healing and maintaining a healthy immune system.
Cilantro relieves indigestion, is great for muscle and joint pain, and works as a disinfectant for minor cuts and scrapes. It kills bacteria and fungi, contains Calcium, Iron, and Magnesium. These minerals are essential for energy production and strong muscle and nerve function.
Chili Flakes relive arthritis pain and stimulate the production of endorphins – the body’s natural pain killers. Key nutrients include Vitamins A, C, B6, E, Calcium and Iron, just to name a few.
And of course, seasoning your dishes with herbs and spices allows you to use less of other ingredients linked with health problems such as salt, added sugars, and sources of saturated fats.
Keep watching this space for more health tips from me! Looking forward to sharing more information with you all soon!