If you’ve never tried
the Jamaican nutmeg in your juices, shapes and other menus you are missing out
on a delicious taste from Jamaica. In Jamaica, we use nutmeg in all our
porridge, shakes , pastry and many other dishes.
Nutmeg Nutrition Facts
While nutmeg is only a
spice that is used sparingly in dishes, it can still impact your health in a
variety of ways, mainly due to its nutritive content of vitamins, minerals, and
organic compounds related to the essential oils. These beneficial components
include dietary fiber, manganese, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium,
copper, and macelignan.
Health Benefits Of Nutmeg
The health benefits of
this amazing spice are explained in greater detail below.
One of the components of
nutmeg is similar to menthol, which has natural pain-relieving characteristics.
Therefore, by adding it as a spice in your cooking, you can reduce associated
pain from wounds, injuries, strains, and chronic inflammation from conditions
When you grind nutmeg
into a powder, it retains its fiber content, which can stimulate the digestive
process by promoting peristaltic motion in the smooth muscles of the intestine.
Also, it induces the secretion of various gastric and intestinal juices that
ease the digestive process. Since fiber can bulk up the bowel movements, it
reduces the frequency and discomfort of constipation and other intestinal
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