Recent studies in the Iranian Shahid Beheshti Medical University, showed that thyme, which has long been used as a medicine and spices, is a great fighter with excess weight.
The results showed that the use of only one teaspoon cumin per day can aid in weight loss. Moreover, it will help to lower cholesterol.
The study involved 88 women who were divided into two groups. All of them have used less than 500 calories per day for three months. However, one group of women is further made use of yogurt mixed with a teaspoon of cumin.
This group showed better results in weight loss.
Also, it is the women of this group significantly decreased the level of cholesterol in the blood.
Cumin is rich in phytosterols, a substance that reduces the absorption of cholesterol in the body. The authors also believe that this spice can speed up the metabolism.
In addition to yogurt, you can add caraway seeds to salads or various sauces.