Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Herbs and Spices That Boost Your Metabolism, Curb Cancer, and Lower Blood Sugar

Dr. Joseph Mercola tells how to boost your metabolism, curb cancer, and lower blood sugar by adding herbs and spices to your meals.
... Believe it or not, but common herbs and spices are actually some of the healthiest foods on the planet – topping the list of high ORAC value foods – so you can easily boost the nutritional value of your meal simply by spicing it up a bit. ORAC is a standardized method of measuring the antioxidant capacity of different foods and supplements. The higher the ORAC score, the more effective a food is at neutralizing harmful free radicals.

So, every time you flavor your meals with herbs or spices you are literally "upgrading" your food without adding a single calorie. Read more

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