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Certain herbs and spices contain some very powerful compounds that help you fight against aging?

Herbs and spices play an integral role in natural medicine, for a good reason. They are not only rich in antioxidants, but they also contain other vital nutrients which can help to speed up your metabolism and improve cholesterol and blood glucose levels. 

By choosing to flavor your food, you’re allowing for the spices to counter the effects of aging. Therefore, embrace flavorful food and read on to find out how to combine herbs and spices with your meals.

Do you use herbs and spices daily? 

Some of the most powerful anti-aging herbs and spices are:

1. Turmeric

2. Thyme

3. Cloves 

4. Basil

5. Rosemary

6. Ginger

7. Oregano

8. Sage

9. Cinnamon

10. Chili Pepper and cayenne

Herb and Spice Combinations

For Poultry, Fish, and Meat:

Chicken and Turkey – Ginger, marjoram, oregano, paprika, rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme

Fish – Curry powder, dill, dried mustard, marjoram, paprika, pepper

Grass-fed Beef – Bay leaf, marjoram, nutmeg, onion, pepper, sage, thyme

Lamb – Curry powder, garlic, rosemary, mint

Pork – Garlic, onion, sage, pepper, oregano

Veal – Bay leaf, curry powder, ginger, marjoram, oregano

For Vegetables:

Asparagus - chervil, dill, tarragon, curry, mustard, white pepper

Brussels sprouts - basil, borage, caraway, dill, parsley, mustard, nutmeg, paprika

Cabbage - caraway, dill, fennel seeds, mint, savory, thyme, coriander, curry, ginger

Carrots - basil, chervil, fennel greens, parsley, thyme, coriander, ginger

Cauliflower - basil, caraway, dill, fennel seeds, thyme, curry, nutmeg, paprika.

Celery - basil, chervil, dill, parsley, curry, paprika.

Cucumber - basil, borage, dill, mint, parsley, tarragon, coriander, mustard

Green beans - basil, chives, dill, oregano, rosemary, savory

Click here for a “Herbs & Spices Rubbed Grilled Chicken” recipe

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