Spices not only flavor food -- they may also hold a wealth of health benefits. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about the health benefits of specific spices, how to incorporate them into your diet, and much more.
Your Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping List
This heart-healthy kitchen essentials guide may help you lower your cholesterol.
Vegetable of the Month: Rhizomes - Gingerroot, Galangal, Tumeric
WebMD tells how to get your daily servings of vegetables with rhizomes such as gingerroot, galangal, and tumeric.
Heart Failure and a Low-Salt Diet
Your heart can benefit from a low-sodium diet. But how do you do that? Here’s how.
The Link Between Salt and Diabetes
WebMD offers tips for lowering the amount of salt we eat.
Cancer Fighting Foods
Mounting evidence shows that the foods we eat weigh heavily in the war against cancer.
Fast Flavors: Herbs, Spices and Other Speedy Taste Boosters
If you are often preparing dinner on the run, there are some quick ways to add a little zing and variety to those last-minute meals.
The Many Uses of Ginger
Find out how ginger can spice up your life -- and recipes.
Spices and Herbs That Can Help You Stay Healthy
Herbs and spices not only add flavor to your food, but they can help you stay healthy, too.
Slideshows & Images
Foods That Aren't as Healthy as You Think
Some foods we think of as super-nutritious aren't really that good for you. Find out which "health" foods don't live up to the name.
Surprising Food Combos for Big Flavor
Radish and watermelon. Fruit pizza. Prosciutto drizzled with molasses. Chef Lynne Rossetto Kasper shares her surprising flavor combinations in our sumptuous slideshow.
Pump Up the Flavor With Spices and Herbs
What's in your spice rack? From oregano to curry, see how to cook with herbs and spices to add flavor without fat, sugar, or salt.
Dress Up Your Food With Condiments
Ketchup or mustard? Wasabi or Sriracha? See what these and other popular condiments are made of and how much to use.