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Herbs, Spices & Health

Information on the health-promoting properties of herbs and spices, along with tips for safe use.
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Top 5 Herbs & Spices for Winter Woes
Feeling under the weather when winter is at its worst is no fun. But these herbs and spices can help soothe your aches and sniffles -- and may even help you get well faster.

Spicing Up Healthy Cooking
Eating healthfully shouldn't mean sacrificing flavor. This handy list will steer you towards herbs and spices that complement common foods, so your healthy cooking can be delicious!

Turmeric & Cholesterol
Information on tumeric's possible cholesterol lowering potential, from Jennifer Moll, About.com's Guide to Cholesterol.

Cut the Salt, Add the Herbs
Tips on replacing the salt in your diet with herbs and spices.

Cinnamon & Health
A discussion of the potential health benefits of cinnamon, including information on cinnamon and diabetes, from Cathy Wong, About.com's Guide to Alternative Medicine.

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