15 health-enhancing reasons to enjoy clove spice every day
Sandi Cornez's insight:
Clove spice is an often overlooked spice with amazing health benefits.
It is very high on the ORAC score (oxygen radical absorbance capacity), is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, Vitamins C & K, as well as calcium, magnesium, and manganese. Manganese helps to activate certain enzymes within the body and plays a role in fat metabolism. Manganese also stabilizes the nervous system; helping to reduce depression, anxiety, and irritability.
Today in the news we hear about diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. People suffering from these types of neurodegernative diseases have major inflammation in their bodies. Why is inflammation so rampant in our society today? Stress is a big contributor, the introduction of thousands of chemicals into the environment is another huge contributor, and the foods we consume can cause an inflammatory response in our body. Continue reading →