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Herbs and Spices to Keep You Healthy

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These are some of the herbs and spices I keep in my cabinet that are not only healthy but also add zing to your meals.  They are inexpensive and some of them you can even grow in your backyard!  Give these a try and add them to your  recipes on a regular basis.
Fennel Seeds -is high in  vitamin C, fibers, manganese, potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin B3 etc. The vitamin C from the bulb of the plant is antibacterian and very useful to the immune system. Furthermore the fennel bulb is an important source of fibers which help reduce the cholesterol level. Also, the fibers from this herb can prevent intestinal cancer owing to the fact that they can eliminate toxins and cancerous substances from intestines. The herb is rich in potassium - an essential mineral which helps decrease the high blood pressure that can cause a heart attack.  For ideas on how to use fennel seeds in your cooking click here
Sesame Seeds - The seeds are incredibly rich sources of many essential minerals. Ca…