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Pumpkin Spice Up Your Health

By October 12, 2018January 24th, 2019Well-being

If you’re like me, the arrival of the fall season brings a big smile to your face. I love everything about the fall — cooler weather, beautiful leaves on the ground, and pumpkin spice everything! The latter being my favorite thing about the season.

From coffee and lattes to baked goods to even chocolate, pumpkin spice is everywhere this season and it tastes divine! As if that wasn’t incentive enough to indulge, it turns out that the ingredients in pumpkin spice (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove, and allspice) just don’t taste good, they may also offer some health benefits.

The Perks of Pumpkin Spice

Check out what each ingredient in pumpkin spice can do for your health:

Get your pumpkin spice fix the healthy way

Now that you know the ingredients in pumpkin spice may be good for you, what are you waiting for? Get out and get some pumpkin spice goodness before it’s gone! Just remember to indulge responsibly; many of the pumpkin-spiced drinks and treats on the market may contain added sugar and fat.

If you’re looking for healthy pumpkin spice goodies, check out these tasty seasonal recipe ideas that you can try at home.


Veronica Serrano

Mother. Wife. TV junkie. Shopaholic. That’s me in a nutshell – outside of work. As a copywriter at IBX, I enjoy learning about the health and wellness topics that I write about and hope to incorporate more healthy habits into my daily life to give me the energy to keep up with my baby girl.