Basil, also known as Saint Joseph's Wort, is an herb belonging to the mint family - Lamiaceae. It is often used as a seasoning in cooking. Basil's proposed health benefits include reducing inflammation, plus anti-aging and antibacterial properties. This Medical News Today article is part of a collection of articles about the health benefits of popular foods. It highlights the potential health benefits of consuming basil and provides a nutritional profile for the herb. Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is well known for its use in Italian cuisine — it is one of the primary ingredients in pesto sauce. Basil is also commonly included in Indonesian, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine. Basil is used in traditional Tamil and Ayurvedic medicine, which is a form of traditional medicine popular on the Indian subcontinent. There are a number of types of basil, which differ in taste and smell. Sweet basil (the most commercially available basil used in Italian food) has a … [Read more...] about Why everyone should eat basil
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Whenever a thought comes about Indian food, who ever has tasted it will say one word which is synonymous with Indian cuisine that is ” spicy ” Yes preparation of Indian food involves many spices, Did you ever imagine why there are so many spices used? There is a real reason behind adding spices to food, these spices are loaded with lot of nutrients, and in this article I will let you uncover the Indian Spices and their use in diabetes ? No I am not talking about Cinnamon or Fenugreek- I guess you already know that they are great for diabetics, I am going to tell you about many other Indian spices like Cloves, Kalonji, Bay leaves etc which can prove to be magical healers of many diseases including Diabetes. Dr. Mercola says – “Every time you flavor your meals with herbs or spices you are upgrading the nutrient content of your food without adding a single calorie” 1. Indian Bay leaf improves Glucose and lipid … [Read more...] about 4 Indian Spices Which Can Make Diabetics Life Sweeter !