Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

This is a preprint of an article originally published as Williams, PG, Health benefits of herbs and spices: Public Health, Medical Journal of Australia, 185(4), 2006, Supplement S17-S18. Copyright Australasian Medical Publishing Company 2006. Original journal available here.


Recommendations for intakes fo food in the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating do not yet include suggested intakes of herbs and spices, although several dietary guidelines refer to their benefits. Future consideration should be given to including more explicit recommendations about the place of herbs and spices in a healthy diet