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posted: November 29, 2004

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Timely Tip: Herbs and Spices for Good Health

Here is a selection of common kitchen herbs and spices and their link to good health. You may want to print this and put it on your refrigerator door as a handy reminder.

May help protect against cancer:

Garlic, onions, chives, leeks, mint, basil, oregano, sage, thyme, rosemary, parsley, linseed, ginger, turmeric, dill, celery, coriander, fennel, cumin, anise, caraway

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May help improve glucose control or insulin activity:

Fenugreek, linseed/flaxseed, cinnamon, garlic, onions, bay leaves, cloves, cumin, turmeric

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May help lower blood glucose, cholesterol, triglycerides:


Cinnamon

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May help lower cholesterol:

Garlic, linseed, fenugreek, lemongrass

(For more information, see the Spice Up Your Life! feature article

in the November 2004 edition of The Caregiver?s Home Companion)

-- Sharon Palmer, RD

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