Spice Fit Blog

How To Make Your Brain Crave Healthy Foods

Perhaps the hardest part about starting a new diet, or eating healthy foods, learning to shut out those voices in your head that are telling you that you absolutely need a soda and a donut… right now. Sugar cravings are intense. They can feel like someone else is...

6 Healthy Reasons To Start Eating Sardines

Much like it’s cousin the anchovy, there has not always a lot of love for the humble sardine. With its somewhat “acquired” taste and texture, you either love sardines or hate them. But this little cold-water fish actually has some mega health benefits. There are...

Fun Holiday Drinks with Healthy Spices!

The moment the weather turns chilly, it seems the holiday season is fast approaching. 2018 is no different. And what goes great with the holidays? Spiced holiday drinks! They’re perfect to enjoy while sitting by a fireplace, warming your toes, and toasting your...

All Powerful Garlic: 12 Ways To Add It To Your Menu

Garlic doesn’t hold back — not on its spicy taste nor on its pungent aroma. However, if you stop and take a closer look at the benefits of garlic, there really is a lot to love about this ancient bulb. Garlic is the bulb of the Allium sativum plant. It comes from the...

Ancient Origins: The Incredible History of Spices

Herbs and spices taste great and do an incredible job of enhancing the flavor of our food. However, spicy seasonings can do so much more than just make food taste better. Each spice has its own chemical makeup, giving it unique properties that humans have utilized in...

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Bitter Gourd Juice

Bitter melon, bitter gourd, bitter squash, balsam-pear, karela, or Momordica charantia – whatever you choose to call it, this melon is mighty. The bitter karela melon resembles a kind of lumpy, oddly-shaped cucumber. Inside, you’ll find a smooth, creamy, seeded flesh....

Immune System Down? Try These 10 Foods Rich In Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral for the human body to grow and repair. Though only needed in small amounts, zinc deficiencies are common, especially among those with digestive disorders, pregnant or lactating women, vegans, and vegetarians. While zinc is important for...

Thyme To Get Healthy: Why You Should Grow This Wonder Herb

Did you know that in the folk song, Scarborough Fair, each aromatic herb named is actually representing a medieval virtue? Thyme represents courage, which gives us a fair glimpse into the ancient history of this magnificent herb.1 Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) has actually...

Capsimax and the Incredible Benefits of Capsaicin

Many people today are using capsaicin as a fat burner to naturally aid in weight loss. Capsaicin is an ingredient found in spicy peppers like Capsicum frutescens, a species that includes some of the hottest peppers in the world. And the spicier the pepper, the more...

How To Use Spices To Create A Dynamic Soup for Fall

Fall is just around the corner, and that means the onset of more warming, hearty foods. It’s also an amazing time to start incorporating more of those fall-themed spices. You know, the ones that take you back to memories of holidays past – cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom,...