Food & Nutrition

The Spice Blend With Anti-Inflammatory Benefits

Researchers tested a specific blend of spices with the potential to lower inflammation in the body. Even better news: It’s also delicious.

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    Sarah Ellis

    Sarah Ellis


    Sarah Ellis is a wellness and culture writer who covers everything from contraceptive access to chronic health conditions to fitness trends. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in NYC. She has written for Elite Daily, Greatist, mindbodygreen and others. When she’s not writing, Sarah loves distance running, vegan food, and getting the most out of her library card.