IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 5, May 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dissanayake KGC, Liyanage RP, Ranasinghe RHS
Sri Lanka is a country where has efficacious food cultures related to their traditional life styles. In traditional food recipes native spices such as Garcinia cambogia or Garcinia zeylanica (Goraka or Malabar Tamarind), Tamarindus indica (Siyambala or Tamarind), Piper nigrum (Gammiris or Pepper), Trigonella foenum-graecum (Uluhal or fenugreek) and Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Kurundu or Cinnamon) are enriched. Recent advances in global perspectives on non-communicable diseases reconsidering traditional foods including spices for health prevention and promotion.