Cinnamon

Prized for millenia for it’s aroma and flavor, cinnamon is now being rediscovered by modern science for its incredible healing benefits. Made from the inner bark of a type of tree called Cinnamomum, cinnamon was once regarded as a gift fit for kings.  Today, of cinnamon’s abundance and low-cost in supermarkets often make it something…

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Spices and herbs

Scientists in Malaysia have shown that common cooking spices may hold the key to protecting cells and helping to prevent the spread of cancer. Many culinary spices are rich sources of antioxidants, which can help defend against cellular damage caused by reactive oxygen species (ROS, also known as free radicals). Their antioxidant benefits are due…

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