A dash of spice might be all you need to jump start your health. Numerous studies have confirmed that spices can help prevent certain cancers, lower blood pressure, control blood sugar and improve cardiovascular health. In addition, spices have been shown to minimize the damage of aging and actually help you lose weight by saving hundreds of calories and adding flavor - enabling you to avoid adding heavy sauces, butter or other fats.

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Tanya Zuckerbrot MS, RD, is a Registered Dietitian in New York City and the author of two bestselling diet books: The F-Factor Diet and The Miracle Carb Diet: Make Calories and Fat Disappear – with Fiber.

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