Health Benefits of Turmeric

Want to relive aches and pains, reduce inflammation and heal your digestive tract? Bypass your medicine cabinet and head to your space rack instead. Turmeric, that bright yellow spice that give curry it’s distinctive colour, is a superhero spice that has been used for over 4000 years in India. It’s rich in curcumin, a potent antioxidant that makes turmeric a powerful healing agent.

Here are 6 reason to tune in to turmeric :

  • Ancient Anti-Inflammatory – Before aspirin, there was turmeric. Ayurvedic healers have used turmeric to reduce pain and inflammation for thousands of years. Research is proving that turmeric is as effete as over the counter pain medicines for educing aches and pains.
  • Power Antioxidants – Curcumin gives turmeric its distinctive yellow orange colour and it packs an antioxidant punch which helps mop up free radicals and prevents cell damage.
  • Immune Booster – Studies show that turmeric helps prevent cancerous tutors from forming and spreading including specific data on colon, prostate and breast canceller.
  • Improves Digestion – This herb stimulates the production of bile for improved fat digestion. Plus the anti-inflammatory properties help heal inflammatory digestive conditions including IBS, Crohn’s and upset stomach.
  • Promotes Healthy Skin – This gnarly herb makes your skin (inside and outside) more radiant by improving elasticity and reducing redness.
  • Balances Blood Sugar – Clinical evidence demonstrates that turmeric helps lower blood sugar levels naturally, key for overall health, weight management and preventing chronic disease states like diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

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14 Comments Add yours

  1. Helen says:

    Good to know… what kinds of food goes good with turmeric

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    1. GS says:

      Rice, quinoa, bulgur and couscous all mingle well with turmeric. Popular rice pilafs like this Texas Spanish Rice get their golden hue from turmeric. Adding cracked pepper significantly increases the effectiveness of turmeric, so be sure to add a dash of black pepper to the mix!

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  2. Leon Stevens says:

    Add turmeric and ginger to tomato juice or any vegetable juice (and a little hot sauce) for a daily dose.

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    1. GS says:

      Ah yes. Turmeric has a strong taste that’s not very pleasant by itself, so add just a bit to juice recipes when you use it. This spice has also been found in preliminary studies to boost memory. Best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives hot dog mustard that bright yellow color.

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  3. When I think of turmeric I think of curries, which makes my mouth water. Delicious!

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    1. GS says:

      Ah the benefits of adding turmeric to curries. It will add a deep golden hue to it. A natural in curries, turmeric brings warm flavors to any curry or stew. When you sauté the vegetables in oil, add in 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric. Add a color pop to rice dishes by adding ½ teaspoon turmeric to the water when cooking the rice.
      I am hungry now 😃

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      1. GS says:

        🙌🏼🙌🏼

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for the reblog.

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  4. Mix it in milk and feel the benefits

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    1. GS says:

      Yes, Yes, it is extremely beneficial to drink turmeric milk on a daily basis. Turmeric milk can strengthen your immune system and improve the health of your heart. It can also help you combat many other ailments. There are no side effects of drinking turmeric milk daily.

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