Spices have been used for centuries for food and medicine. The search for spices and better trade routes lead to much of the exploration that connected the world. Today, spices are still key to flavoring food, although salt, sugar and fat have taken over as the the dominant flavorings in most of today’s food.
Salt and fat are both important elements in a healthy diet when consuming quality moderate amounts. However, there are times in life when a low sodium diet may be right for you. One way to limit the amount of salt, sugar and fat in your food is to increase up the use of other spices. Not only do herbs and spices add amazing flavor, but many have health benefits.
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