Personal Trainer, Jenny DiDonato, tells about five of her most favorite spices, why they're beneficial to you, and what foods you can enhance with them!
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Spice Up Your Diet with Made Fit TV Nutrition/Fitness/Exercise MadeFitTV Health & Fitness Entertainment with Jennifer DiDonato Episode 99 Hi welcome to MadeFitTV. I’m your host Jennifer DiDonato in this episode number #99 one more to a hundred. MadeFitTV is for everyone searching for health and fitness information and entertainment and it’s where fit bodies don’t just happen, they’re made. Did you hear that? They don’t just happen, they’re made. You can make it with the help of all the information that we have right here on this Podcast. It’s free and it’s awesome and we can’t lie every Saturday at noon so I can answer all your questions live and you’ll get a sneak peak at the episode so don’t wait till Wednesday for the new upload. So welcome, we’re in the kitchen finally. I know it has been a few episode since we’ve been in the kitchen but today’s episode we’re in the kitchen. We’re not going to necessarily cook but today’s episode is going to be some top healthy super spices to incorporate into your everyday nutrition, recipes, food, daily logs, everything that you can incorporate to manage your weight loss, to manage your healthy lifestyle and also to improve it and possibly add some benefits into your health for a long run these are awesome and I hope you guys definitely take notes or you can go to MadeFitTV.com and I’ll have all the notes right there for you. Alright so let’s start with the first one. First it’s going to be cinnamon. Cinnamon is great because what this is, is it’s a spice that controls your blood sugar so basically it controls insulin so you’re not getting that spike which means that holds you over for a longer when you incorporate it into your food and this is great for people who have diabetes or are hypoglycemic any of those types of things, this can control the blood sugar and prevent of those insulin spike so your food is working for you versus against you. And this is also great because it lowers that bad cholesterol so it controls circulation, it controls your cholesterol numbers and it can also aide indigestion. We almost sometimes we have those issues so this is great. What I like to do is I like to put it maybe in some of my tea. You can incorporate it in there if you’re having some stomach issues. If you’re having indigestion, bloating anything like that, it’s great because it just helps kind of ease the stomach. Helps the digestion along and then also it’s a great antioxidant so what can you use cinnamon in. Like I said you can use it in tea, you can put it in some warm milk, maybe some skim milk. You can use it in any of the whole grains that you have either with your cooked oats in the morning. You can incorporate it into some whole grain healthy muffins. You can even put this into any Asian dishes as well. You can incorporate it in there also and even curry dishes and even on fruit so there’s so much you can use with cinnamon and you know keep track of it you know when you put it, you do it for months. See if it holds you over. If it keeps you associated and if it controls your hunger because I guarantee you it’s going to and also has those added benefits like I told you. Alright another one that’s really great that I just love is garlic. It can come in a garlic powder for. It can come minced, it can come whole. Anyway garlic cloves, anything you can incorporate it into any basically any recipe and I like the minced garlic powder which you can see low running low because I basically put it on anything but the important thing about garlic is they’re basically is a super food. You know we call it food but it’s also a spice you know so its antioxidants it manages your cholesterol blood pressure especially it can lower your blood pressure. It can also aid in the circulation. It can help with your metabolism. You know some people believe that it can you know that’s just you know certain people without the holistic things that they do. They believe that it