7 Spices That Could Extend Your Life

Super healing powers are hiding out in your spice cabinet.

By Leah Zerbe

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Cloves

Superfood effects: A go-to home remedy for toothaches, cloves also contain eugenol, a compound that activates insulin production to help regulate blood-sugar levels. The spice is also a potent source of manganese, a trace mineral that helps build tissue and bones. People with low manganese levels are more prone to arthritis.

Use it: Add cloves to bean soups or steep in your daily cup of tea.

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