Nagina Abdullah, the founder of Masala Body, recently contributed an article to HuffPost about the benefits of pumpkin spice for weight loss.
“One of the best things about fall is pumpkin spice everything–lattes, pumpkin pies, scones. I’m going to make your day by telling you this – pumpkin spice can actually help you slim down this fall!” Nagina says in the article. “Each spice in the massively craved “pumpkin spice” blend has properties to help you lose weight, increase your metabolism and burn fat.”
In the article, she discusses what spices are included in pumpkin pie spice and why they help you slim down, and three easy ways to use the spice for your daily meals.
Pumpkin spice is a blend of:
The overall benefits are – helping the body regulate insulin, immune boosting, metabolism-boosting, anti-inflammatory, aids in digestion, antibacterial, antiviral, and more!
There are so many ways to use this spice for healthy and festive foods. In the article, she recommends:
- Pumpkin Spice Roasted Veggies
- Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte
- Pumpkin spice breakfast porridge
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