PRESS RELEASE | October 2017
BOOST YOUR HEALTH WITH WARMING WINTER SPICES
SEASONAL CULINARY TIPS FROM THE PARK IGLS MAYR CLINIC
In the colder months, we instinctively lean towards dishes which warm us up from the inside. As well as improving the flavour of a dish, the right spices can also enhance this warming effect and boost our health. Markus Sorg, Head Chef at the Park Igls Mayr Clinic, creates Modern Mayr cuisine dishes that are alkaline, light, delicate and delicious. Spices play an important role in his gourmet fasting creations thanks to their combined taste and health benefits.
When used correctly, spices have wide-ranging health benefits. This can be anything from cleansing the blood and having an antibacterial effect to reducing inflammation, colds and fevers. They can also tackle problems such as stomach pains and sore throats or help burn fat and reduce blood sugar levels. Sorg reveals the eight warming spices we should be using this winter to boost our immune systems.
SPICES TO KEEP YOU WARM – AND WELL – THIS WINTER
- TURMERIC: stimulates the production of bile and improves fat-burning.
- GALANGAL: stimulates digestion, reduces inflammation and is antispasmodic.
- CUMIN: strengthens the stomach, cleanses the blood and stimulates digestion.
- CARDAMOM: is antibacterial and detoxifying, stimulates digestion and is antispasmodic.
- GINGER: regulates intestinal flora and reduces inflammation.
- FENNEL SEEDS: reduce stomach pains and sore throats and are a natural sedative.
- CINNAMON: is antibacterial and reduces blood sugar levels.
- PEPPER: stimulates circulation.
THE PARK IGLS
Park Igls is one of the leading health retreats in Europe. The ‘house in the park’ offers personalised exercise, nutrition and regeneration concepts and state-of-the-art diagnostics based on Modern Mayr Medicine. Guests can choose between different therapeutic modules, ranging from Mayr Classic, Mayr Intensive and Mayr De-Stress to Musculoskeletal System, Metabolism & Detox and Heart & Circulation. The range of matchless diagnostic modules includes the Super Medical Check, Men’s Medical Check and the Ultrasound Screening Package. Innovative forms of exercise including kybun® and TheMedGolf® are exclusive to the Park Igls. Facilities offer a high-tech medical department and modern destination spa, spacious relaxation rooms, fitness studios and a well-equipped gym. Modern Mayr cuisine is an integral component of the innovative services on offer. Park Igls has been awarded the prestigious Condé Nast Traveller ‘Most Effective Medi-Spa’ Spa Award and regularly features in influential Spa Guides.
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