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10/22/2012 12:53 pm ET | Updated Mar 13, 2015

Spice-Rack Spices and Herbs That Are Healthy and Tasty

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By Nicole Freshé

Your kitchen counter might already hold the cure for what ails you.

Since time immemorial, humans have used spices to better their food -- and their bodies. Our ancestors knew which spices would settle an upset stomach, relieve inflammation, and more. Now a spate of studies has finally proved that whether you've got achy muscles, a cold that just won't quit, or a case of the blues, reaching for a natural healer may be just what the doctor ordered.

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As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.

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