We have known for a long time that spices are very good for your health. A thousand and one virtues are often attributed to them. As part of a balanced diet, spices can help reduce many ailments and chronic illnesses. And the good news is that spices are found everywhere in traditional cuisines, from France to Asia and North Africa! MyZen TV presents you with some essential spices. Turmeric Turmeric is one of the most beneficial spices for health. In fact, some studies show that the molecules present in turmeric significantly reduce inflammation. However, for optimal absorption, it is advisable to consume turmeric with fats. Therefore, incorporating it into a curry sauce is perfect! Pepper Pepper is an excellent spice for reducing salt consumption as it serves as a natural flavor enhancer. Slightly spicy, pepper activates a fat-burning mechanism, making it a valuable dietary ally. Cinnamon Cinnamon We have stopped counting cinnamon's antiviral and antiseptic benefits, as well as its ability to clear bronchial tubes and thin the blood. Furthermore, these little miracle sticks are believed to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Cloves and bay leaves For diabetics, cloves and bay leaves help to reduce blood sugar levels. How do you eat them? How to use spices Of course, it is important to consume these spices regularly in order to experience their full beneficial effects on your health. Moreover, it is advisable to consume small quantities of various spices rather than large quantities of a single variety. The health benefits are derived from the combination of molecules you absorb as part of a balanced diet. Now you know the health benefits of spices! Visit our streaming platform for all our nutrition programmes.