Cumin spice with a nutty, peppery flavor is rich in phytosterols, plant chemicals that are known to inhibit the absorption of cholesterol in the body.
In addition to the benefits on cholesterol, it also has a good effect on the advanced glycation end products (AGEs) that are so damaging in diabetes. Cumin may help improve Blood sugar level, may promote weight loss and fat reduction.
AGEs are toxins that are generally found in high-heat cooked foods such as grilled items. They not only create oxidative stress and cell damage in the body, but also accelerate aging.
Cumin is a great supplementary source of iron and improves digestive health.
A few reasons to add cumin to your spice cabinet. You can use Cumin in powder or seed form in curries, rice and drinks.
Here are just a few ideas:
- Add a teaspoon of cumin to plain Greek-style yogurt.
- Add several teaspoons to your favorite roasted veggie recipe – pumpkin, squash, carrots and sweet potato, etc.
- Add a dash of cumin to spice up homemade guacamole.
- Use it as an alternative to black pepper.
- Sprinkle it onto lean, grilled beef.
- Cumin with scrambled eggs.
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