“As it turns out, pumpkin spice is a carefully engineered flavor that doesn’t contain any pumpkin because it doesn’t need to,” said the OC Register’s Alexa Sarcona. “This is a relief considering the current lack of pumpkins in California due to the historic drought and uncharacteristically hot summer. Luckily, even in times of drought, consumers can still get their pumpkin spice fix because the flavor can be achieved without any actual pumpkin.”
Some people love pumpkin spice because of its sweet kick. Others, because it captures the fall spirit. We happen to especially enjoy it because each spice within has its own health benefits, too.
He are 8 scientific reasons why you should add a little spice to your life today.