rosemary Herbs And Spices Improve Your Food, But Their Health Benefits Vary By Sam Baker • Dec 4, 2017 Shutterstock Herbs and spices definitely enhance the flavor of food, but some believe, on their own, they can do the same for your health. A clinical dietitian at Parkland Hospital says there’s some truth to that, but there are limits. Chili Peppers: Tasty, Hot And Healthy, But Be Careful By Sam Baker • Oct 26, 2015 Shutterstock Fans of red and green chili peppers rejoice. The taste and heat you savor also comes with some health benefits. Sharon Cox, a dietitian with Parkland Hospital System, has some details.