One of the best parts of the fall and holiday season are the familiar flavors and spices that define seasonal foods and treats. Whether it’s in eggnog, a pumpkin spice latte, or a warm slice of apple pie, the comforting smell and flavor of nutmeg will inspire you to curl up on the couch with one of these treats. But in addition to packing delicious flavor, nutmeg also provides various health benefits.
“Nutmeg is a quintessential spice for winter because the flavor is warm, a little nutty, with a hint of sweetness,” says Brigitte Zeitlin RD, a registered dietitian and owner of BZ Nutrition in New York City. Though you’ll probably only add a smidge of this spice to baked goods or drinks, Zeitlin and other dietitians say its health benefits are nothing to sneeze at.
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