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Celebrate more herbs, less salt day with our wonderful herbs & spices!

Take it from the leading suppliers of spices and herbs, sticking to a healthy diet is more important now than ever before. The list of unhealthy foods is endless and overconsumption of these unhealthy foods can be nothing but problematic for you with numerous health risks arising. One of the most common unhealthy ingredients in food nowadays is salt. Consuming too much salt raises your blood pressure which can lead to numerous health problems such as heart failure, heart attacks and strokes, all of which are the leading causes of death in the UK. People use salt in their diet for numerous reasons, though the most common excuse is ‘it makes food taste nice’. Although somewhat true, what if we told you there is a perfectly healthy alternative that can make your food taste even better? Using herbs and spices in your recipes as opposed to salt is a great way of staying healthy yet benefiting from the tastiest foods, though many people choose on ditching spices and herbs and soon go back to salt. This date, the 29th of August, marks ‘More Herbs, Less Salt Day’, so we thought we’d commemorate this day by offering up our best alternatives to salt with our delicious herbs and spices..

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Spice Wholesalers Discuss: Are Spices Gluten Free?

If you’re in the catering industry, you’ll know just how important attention to detail with allergies and intolerances are. Knowing what’s in every dish is key to not only great food, but happy customers. Gluten intolerances and illnesses like coeliac disease are serious health conditions that are unfortunately, extremely common. In fact, it’s estimated that 9 million people in the UK suffer from a gluten related ailment. The rise in awareness from restaurants is a huge benefit to them, but it’s important that every chef knows the potential allergens in each dish produced.

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The Healthiest Herbs and Spices That You Should Be Eating

Herbs and spices are known for both their healing powers and health benefits. As we emerge from the aftermath of COVID-19, it is important that we are taking an active interest in keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe and healthy. Did you know that herbs, spices and seasonings can help with this? Here at World of Spice, we thought we’d take a closer look at the herbs and spices you should be eating to promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

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