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Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in intestinal disorders
May reduce cholesterol
Relieves PMS
Relieves bloating
Relieves congestion
Relieves indigestion

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp; Calories: 22; Fat: .1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 3.3g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 1.3g; Potassium: 2%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 2%DV; Calcium: 4%DV; Iron: 6%DV

Did You Know?

  • Caraway seeds are related to fennel and cumin
  • Caraway spice is an excellent source of minerals like iron, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc and magnesium
  • Caraway seeds are available year around in the markets either in the form of seeds or in ground form

Ways to Eat:

  • On/in baked goods
  • Seasoning for poultry and meats

Farming Trivia:

  • Superstitions held that caraway had the power to prevent the theft of any object that contained the seed and to keep lovers from losing interest in one another
  • Caraway was well known in Europe and it is believed that its use originated with the ancient Arabs, who called the 'seeds' Karawya

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.