The spice is right

Science finds mix­ing these into meals will add a health boost and help you slim down.

Glamour (South Africa) - - Health -

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.

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