The following spice we are going to present you has a peppery taste that adds warm and nutty flavor to the meals and it is traditionally used in North African, Mexican and Indian dishes. It is used by many people in the world for centuries. Cumin comes from Egypt and it is a key compound in chili powder and curry powder.
A study from the Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice Journal tested and examined the effects of cumin on overweight women. There were two groups of 88 obese or overweight women. For three month period, the groups received nutrition counseling and decreased daily calorie-intake by 500.