Must-Have Herbs for Your Kitchen Cabinet

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Herb Guide to Your Natural Life

If you’re looking to clean up your life, eating right is a great place to start. What you put inside can contribute to upto 70% of how you look, and feel. Adopting an Ayurvedic lifestyle can greatly help you get there. Use these kitchen essentials as a shopping guide to a brand new you.

As for a diet, you are looking to eat natural, organic and wholesome foods. If you’re looking for specific diets for your heart or MIND, check out these diets. The rule of thumb is simple. Lots of fruit and veggies, good sources of protein, wholegrain carbs and healthy fats.

The average ratios for a healthy individual is 50% : 40% : 10% of carbs, proteins to fats in a general diet. Do consult our doctors if you have further questions regarding your dietary requirements or restrictions.

So now that you have a general diet in mind, your Ayurvedic Kitchen needs to be supplemented with Ayurvedic herbs. While hitting up the Ayurvedic grocery shopping, here’s what you need in your basket.

Ayurvedic Herb Essentials

Your kitchen pantry should have the following herbs above all else.

Rock Salt:

Rock salt is a great kitchen staple. Not only can you use it to season your food, but you may also find it useful in aiding digestion. Additionally, opposed to sea salt, rock salt does not add to water retention.

Cumin Seeds:

Another flavor booster, which can also help in digestion. But in addition to digestion, cumin seeds can also help settle feelings of nausea or vomiting.

Cardamom:

Another delicious herb to add flavor to your cooking. Especially great for cooking sweet foods. Cardamom reduces nausea and helps prevent bad breath.

Cinnamon:

Speaking of sweets, ditch the sugar and try using cinnamon instead. Cinnamon is a great thermogenic herb that can give you the Christmas feels without the weight gain. In fact, it may promote weight loss.

In addition, there are a plethora of other herbs to spruce up your culinary spice palate. But start with these and enjoy a healthier tastier way of life.

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