5 Ways to Spice Up Your Health

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What can fight cancer, reduce pain, and inflammation, protect your heart and brain, knock off the bacteria, and rev up your love life? Hi, I'm Dr. Oz, and the answer is hidden in your spice cupboard. Here are five ways to spice up your dinner and your health. Control your cholesterol, and triglyceride, and reduce your insulin levels by spicing up your meals with tumeric, cinnamon, rosemary, oregano, garlic powder, and paprika.

Ease tendonitis with the anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin which is found in mustard and turmeric, improves circulation and reduce your stroke risk with ginger, you can have green ginger ice tea, but fresh from the ginger root is the best. Fight cancer with a combination of horseradish and mustard. Battle bacteria with capsaicin,

that's what gives jalapeno and other hot peppers their kick. Capsaicin kills off ulcer causing bacteria while reducing your appetite and boosting your metabolism. If all these benefits aren't tentalizing enough, maybe this will peak your interest, [xx] and ginseng, and saffron may add spice to your sex life.

I'm Dr. Oz. For more ways to nourish your health, watch all of our smart tips right here.