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Cumin~ Aids In Digestion And Weight Loss


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The spice cumin helps break down foods more efficiently and aids in digestion. Rich in Vitamin E, C and iron, Cumin activates salivation. Cumin's essential oils, magnesium and sodium can alleviate an upset stomach, and the fiber actually can act as a natural laxative. Add to soups, stews, chicken, pork dishes and even veggies.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 9/30/2011 in Living With Diabetes | 15 Comments
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YELWADMOM 9/30/2011 11:25:00 AM

    I didn't know this. I have been leaving that spice in the cupboard in favor of others. Guess I will be pulling it out.
KATHYSOASIS 11/10/2011 9:48:00 AM

    Cumin is one of my favorite spices. It is a subtile acid flavor - not as strong as a citrus. I use it with turmeric in Quinoa and it gives it a nice taste.
CHICKENGRRL 11/10/2011 2:09:00 PM

    We love cumin. Especially in black beans or anything else remotely southwestern... thanks for sharing this!!!
DMCWJR 10/22/2013 12:38:00 PM

    I just tried it last night in my soup. It's good to know when your on the right track. emoticon
TURTLELADY56 10/13/2013 7:41:00 AM

    well now i know...i will be getting cumin today!!!! ty
CESPRINGALL 11/3/2012 6:01:00 PM

    I use a lot of cumin. I didn't know the health benefits. Thanks!!!!
GOSPELCLOWN 11/2/2012 8:14:00 PM

    I'm bringing it out of the cupboard ASAP
VXWALL1942 11/2/2012 3:24:00 PM

    Add a bit to pasta just before serving. Unique flavor enhanced by the marinara sauce.
KASEYSUNDANCER 11/1/2012 3:57:00 PM

    Thanks for the reminder!
JLLOVETT 11/1/2012 2:39:00 PM

    Cumin has been a fave in our house for a long time - love it!
GARDEMON 11/1/2012 9:53:00 AM

    I used to cook with cumin. I did not know it had such effects. I will add it to my meals again.
QUICOUBRI 11/17/2011 1:06:00 PM

    I'm going to try cumin. Thanks
JLBRHW 11/10/2011 12:58:00 PM

    just recently started using cumin - glad to learn it has such good properties!
NIAGCHRIS246 11/10/2011 7:13:00 AM

    I didn't know this but I love cumin, use it all the time. Also love curry.
EVANIAN 11/10/2011 6:03:00 AM

    i just read an article about cumin and turmeric. thanks!

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