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.
Cinnamon is a popular spice around the world, but there are other uses. Learn more about cinnamon as a spice, its other uses, health benefits, nutrition, and possible risks.
5 Spices You're Not Using
WebMD helps you add fantastic flavor -- and health benefits -- to your meals with these five spices.
The Link Between Salt and Diabetes
WebMD offers tips for lowering the amount of salt we eat.
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.
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.
Why Is Oregano Good For You?
The oil and leaves from an oregano plant treat headaches, ease muscle pain, and soothe your stomach.
Why Is Tumeric Good For You?
Tumeric does more than flavor your curry. It can help with a long list of ailments.
5 Flavor-Rich Ways to Cut Sodium
Are you cutting back on sodium because you have high blood pressure, or for other health reasons? This article tells you how to cook delicious food without too much salt.
Slideshows & Images
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.
Slideshow: Health Benefits of Cinnamon
Could the jar of cinnamon on your spice rack be the secret to better skin, a healthier heart, lower blood sugar, and more? Find out if the claims hold up.
Slideshow: Health Benefits of Turmeric
The yellow-orange spice turmeric may be trendy with the wellness crowd. But is it truly a super food? Here's what it can -- and can't -- do for your health.
Slideshow: 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.