The spice is right
Science finds mixing these into meals will add a health boost and help you slim down.
1 Trim down with crushed pepper
A study found that women who added 2 tsp to their food took in fewer kjs overall.
2 Curb appetite with fenugreek
Participants in a study who took a supplement ate less at their next meal.
3 Build stronger bones with cinnamon
It contains manganese, which helps maintain bone density.
4 Stay sharp with cumin
Cumin’s antiinflammatory properties may improve memory and lower stress.
5 Quell muscle pain with ginger
Blend this spice into your postworkout shake. It can even ease period cramps.
6 Calm your belly with cloves
A compound in ground cloves can soothe your stomach, says Dr Michelle Dudash.