Cooks use herbs to freshen up their dishes, but herbs provide more benefits than just added taste. Many herbs possess positive health benefits such as antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. Also, you'll maximize the benefits of herbs if you grow them yourself in your garden as opposes to the grocery store since they will be fresh and organic. Some of the top herbs that promote positive health include arrowroot, cinnamon, basil, turmeric, dill, mint, cayenne pepper, and many more!
- Spices make an amazing source of natural flavor and antioxidants.
- They also can contain antibacterial and antiviral properties in a healthy way to your immune system.
- It is best to grow them yourself. The herbs and spices at a grocery store have sat too long and lost their nutritional value.
“The problem is, most herbs and spices have been sitting on a grocery store shelf for so long that they don’t have much nutritional value left.”