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Chinese medical texts dating back to the fourth century BC tout ginger's antinausea properties, and modern clinical studies offer scientific proof that it works—a substance in ginger shuts down a nerve receptor in the body that triggers the vomiting reflex.

Walmart Supercenter
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1901 Tchoupitoulas Street
New Orleans, LA
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Langenstein Supermarket
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1330 Arabella St
New Orleans, LA
 
Walmart Supercenter
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211 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Metairie, LA
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Langenstein Supermarket
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800 Metairie Suite G
Metairie, LA
 
Winn-Dixie
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5400 Tchoupitoulas
New Orleans, LA
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Whole Foods Market
(504) 899-9119
5600 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA
 
Zuppardos Economical
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3216 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA
 
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4600 Chef Menteur
New Orleans, LA
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New Orleans Navy Base
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Nas New Orleans Bl 709
New Orleans, LA
 

Spice Up Your Health

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By Vicky Uhland

There’s good reason to season: Doctors and dietitians agree that your spice rack can be just as essential as your medicine cabinet when it comes to preventing and treating disease. Research consistently shows that many spices and herbs have medicinal qualities and can help prevent everything from cancer to the common cold. We asked two experts—Glen Aukerman, MD, medical director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Ohio State University Medical Center, and Ruth Knill, PhD, LAc, a Chinese herbalist—about the spices and herbs that best improve overall health. Here are their picks, plus easy ways to work them into your diet.

10 Spices That Heal

Cumin: Prevents Cancer
HOW IT WORKS: It’s no surprise to many spice researchers that cancer rates are lower in India, where cumin is a diet staple. Studies show that the curcumin in this spice inhibits the enzymes that help cancer cells invade healthy tissue and also keeps tumors from developing the new blood vessels that help them grow. TRY TO GET: 6 teaspoons of seeds or 1/2 teaspoon of powder a day. USE IT: Toss a bowl of root veggies, such as sweet potatoes, parsnips, cauliflower, and turnips, with olive oil and 1 teaspoon cumin powder. Bake at 300 degrees for 25 minutes or until tender, and add salt, pepper, and chopped cilantro to taste before serving.

Ginger: Calms Nausea
HOW IT WORKS: Chinese medical texts dating back to the fourth century BC tout ginger’s antinausea properties, and modern clinical studies offer scientific proof that it works—a substance in ginger shuts down a nerve receptor in the body that triggers the vomiting reflex. TRY TO GET: Juice from 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger or 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger four times a day. USE IT: Add 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger and a few drops of toasted sesame oil to your usual tuna salad recipe for an Asian-style flavor.

Basil: Combats Colds
HOW IT WORKS: Basil is rich in antioxidants, which help boost immunity. It’s also an antimicrobial, which fights the germs that can cause colds. TRY TO GET: 1 to 2 tablespoons a day. USE IT: Toss 1 tablespoon chopped basil into a shrimp stir-fry during the last 3 to 5 minutes of cooking. Or slice strawberries, toss with honey, and set aside for 15 minutes until juicy. Then top with a few tablespoons of finely chopped basil.

Cinnamon: Fights Diabetes
HOW IT WORKS: People with type-2 diabetes have difficulty processing insulin, the hormone that tells cells to remove excess sugar from the bloodstream. But studies show that cinnamon contains a substance that can help cells respond to insulin. The result? A reduction of blood sugar levels by an average of 18 percent to 29 percent, according to a recent Pakistani study. TRY TO GET: 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon (or one stick) a day. USE IT: Mix 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon into 2 tablespoons peanut butter, and spread over apple slices.

Rosemary: Improves Memory

Author: Vicky Uhland

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