Get Beyond Salt

Too much salt isn’t good for you. So instead of piling it on to enhance flavor, why not try these herbs and spices instead? They’re better for your health.

CLOVES – Health Benefits: May relieve asthma and bronchitis, arthritis, and rheumatism. Where to use it: gingerbread, pumpkin pie, split pea soup, red meats, baked beans, chili.

GINGER – Health Benefits: Can ease nausea and may help protect against cancer. Where to use it: fruit salads, stir fries, bean soup, baked fish, vegetable dishes.

GARLIC – Health Benefits: May lower cholesterol and help prevent cancer. Where to use it: stews, soups, stir fries and pasta sauce.

CUMIN- Health Benefits: Can promote proper digestion and help protect against cancer. Where to use it: Mexican, Indian and Middle Eastern dishes.

THYME – Health Benefits: Can treat colds, coughs and bronchitis. Where to use it: vegetable dishes, meat, poultry, fish, stews, tomato based sauces.



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