Spices come from the earth naturally and have many benefits to our culture, cuisine and health as well as a way to make food flavorful! More and more scientific research is emerging that backs up the health benefits of spices. There is a reason ancient civilizations prized spices above all else. Many spices contain antioxidants, a powerful disease fighter. Spices are believed to help fight diseases such as cancer, diabetes, arthritis and Alzheimer’s. Beyond serious diseases, spices can help fight less serious aliments such as the common cold and an upset stomach.