five reasons to...
USE CUMIN IN YOUR COOKING
1 CUMIN contains numerous phytochemicals that are known to have antioxidant properties.
2 THE spice is a good source of minerals like iron, copper and zinc. Iron is required for red blood cell formation, copper is required in the production of red blood cells, while zinc is a co-factor in many enzymes that regulate growth and development, digestion and nucleic acid synthesis.
3 CUMIN also contains potassium and manganese. Potassium helps the body control heart rate and blood pressure.
4 IT’S a good source of B vitamins such as thiamine, vitamin B6, niacin, riboflavin, and other anti-oxidant vitamins such as vitamin A, C and E.
5 THE seeds are also a rich source of many flavonoid antioxidants such as carotenes and lutein.