Cumin is a spice native to Egypt with a long tradition of use in the Middle Eastern, Indian, Chinese and Mediterranean medicine and cuisine. It can be used in a wide variety of spice mixes, from chili to curry and if you don’t use it so often, reading this article might change your mind.
This spice has powerful medicinal properties and is a known remedy against indigestion, anemia, acid reflux, diabetes, constipation and much more. What you probably didn’t know about cumin is that it can also help you lose weight. Here’s how you can use it if you want to shed those extra pounds.
Lose weight with cumin
The Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences in Iran conducted a research which involved 88 overweight and obese women, participants in a weight loss experiment. The subjects were divided into two groups, both following a reduced calorie diet and consulted with nutritionist to find the best regimen according to their needs. Both groups were given instructions to drink yogurt in addition to their diet, the only difference being that one group consumed the yogurt with three grams of cumin every day.