Benefits of Nutmeg
Good source of minerals
This prized spice is a good source of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, zinc and magnesium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese and copper are used by the body as cofactors for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. Iron is essential for red blood cell production and as a cofactor for cytochrome oxidases enzymes.