Herbs provide flavor and interest to food and are especially beneficial for those on a salt reduced or salt free diet. Replacing altogether the need for salt; thyme and marjoram are particularly helpful.
There are sweet herbs such as sweet Cicely, Angelica, lemon balm and lemon thyme which, if used properly, will reduce the amount of sugar required for tart fruits and do away with the need for sugar altogether in other sweets. These herbs add subtle delicious flavors as well as sweetness.
So the addition of herbs in your diet will help with reducing salt and sugar from your diet and also help your body with the digestion of your foods.