When it comes to nutrition, much attention is given to fat, carbohydrates, and protein. While these macronutrients are certainly important, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and other micronutrients are also tremendously important when it comes to health and wellness. Often thought of as merely a flavoring agent, herbs are actually a tremendous way to add much needed micronutrients and their accompanying health benefits to your daily diet. Here’s a look at five top herbs and the way they can enhance your health and nutrition with their super powers.
You probably think of a well-stocked kitchen as a place to satisfy your hunger, but when a kitchen is stocked with herbs as well as foods it becomes a place to fill your belly AND enhance your wellness. One such herb that should be stocked in many kitchens is horseradish. Beyond the distinct flavor it adds to dishes, horseradish holds significant medicinal power for your health.