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Spice of Life

  1.  Curb Appetite With Fenugreek
    This spice packs fiber—each nutty-tasting teaspoon of the seed has a gram. Study participants who took a fenugreek supplement in the a.m. ate less at lunch. Sprinkle it generously onto chicken before roasting.2765402
  2. Stronger Bones from Cinnamon
    Yes, it can help regulate blood sugar, but it also provides manganese, a mineral that helps maintain bone density; 1 tablespoon provides nearly a day’s worth. Spread it out: Shake it into coffee and onto apples and oatmeal.2765403

  3. Stay Sharp With Cumin
    A lab study shows cumin’s anti-inflammatory properties may improve memory and lower stress. Blend it with hummus or toss it with pumpkin seeds before roasting.2765404

  4. Calm Your Belly With Cloves

    A compound in ground cloves, eugenol, may soothe your stomach, says Michelle Dudash, R.D. Try a pinch in applesauce or tea.2765405For more helpful spices click the photo above!