Cinnamon can help lower blood sugar and fight diabetes by imitating the effects of insulin and increasing glucose transport into cells. Cinnamon can also help lower blood sugar by increasing insulin sensitivity, making insulin more efficient at moving glucose into cells.
Ginger is loaded with antioxidants, which prevent stress and damage to your body’s DNA. Ginger may help your body fight chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and diseases of the lungs. Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine.
Chili can improve digestive health and metabolism, alleviate migraines, and may help lower high blood pressure.
Turmeric, and especially its most active compound, curcumin, has many scientifically proven health benefits, such as the potential to improve heart health and prevent against Alzheimer’s and cancer. It’s a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It may also help improve symptoms of depression.
Cumin can promote digestion, is a rich source of iron, and may help with diabetes. Some of cumin’s components have shown promise helping to treat diabetes. Cumin has also improved blood cholesterol in clinical studies.