Good-bye salt, hello spices!

Good-bye salt, hello spices!

However, Health Canada recommends that adults limit their salt intake to 2,300 mg per day (the equivalent of a tablespoon). Most Canadians consume far more sodium than necessary. According to recent data, Canadian adults consume an average of 3,092 mg of salt per day, which is almost double the recommended amount. How can you cut down on salt? It’s easy! Try spices instead -tasty, fiery or mild, spices will liven up your food!

Spices: a real culinary medicine cabinet!

In ancient times, spices were used for their medicinal properties. Today, they are used to add flavour to all kinds of dishes. However, their benefits are not well-known today and they are used very little in everyday cooking. Many spices have therapeutic properties and are excellent for your health. Integrate them into your diet: a good reason to enjoy your food and eat well!

Spices beyond the nutritional basics

A well-deserved rest

In a small bowl, add 2 or 3 cinnamon sticks to 100 ml sweet almond oil and leave for 5 days. Put a few drops in your bath water and enjoy the duel fragrances!

For soft purified skin

For fresh sparkling skin, make a turmeric mask. Mix 3 tablespoons of plain yogurt with 1 teaspoon of turmeric for a purified
complexion. Apply and massage gently for 5 to 10 minutes.

For great tone

Did you know that ginger invigorates hair and complexion? As a hair tonic, mix freshly grated ginger with 1 tablespoon of sesame oil,
mix and apply to you r hair and leave for 30 minutes. Shampoo as usual.

Turmeric Coriander Garlic Cardamom

Properties

  • Aids digestion
  • Antioxydant
  • Anti-inflammatory

The perfect marriage

  • Rice
  • Fish
  • Vegetables
  • Sauces

Properties

  • Aids digestion
  • Stimulant

The perfect marriage

  • Sauces
  • Marinades
  • Salads

Properties

  • Cancer-fighting
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic

The perfect marriage

  • Tomato
  • Meat
  • Potatoes

Properties

  • Aids digestion

The perfect marriage

  • Desserts
  • Cold cuts
  • Indian cuisine

    Let curiosity be your guide, discover a multitude of spices and their many benefits! Natural and delicious, they’ll tantalize your taste buds!