THE BENEFITS OF TURMERIC!
From detox to depression, Turmeric is becoming one of the worlds most loved health food staples. With more and more research uncovering positive results in its effectiveness, it can potentially help treat and prevent a number of health issues.
It’s certainly worth adding turmeric into your diet and not just to add flavour into your Indian curry!
Turmeric, also known as the ‘Golden Spice’ is a plant grown in tropical environments and has been an important part of Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.
More recently, Turmeric is being used in modern medicines, health foods and beauty products.
Curcumin is Turmeric’s main active ingredient, delivering a power shot of antioxidants that help provide anti-inflammatory effects on the brain and body.
It also acts as a stimulant to our own bodies’ natural antioxidant enzymes helping to remove all those nasty free radicals and toxins.
Studies have shown that Turmeric can have a positive effect on dopamine and the body’s serotonin levels, serving to reduce signs of depression, increase your memory and concentration skills.
Curcumin, found in Turmeric has been found to hold powerful anti-inflammatory properties, leading it to be more effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis than some prescribed drugs.
Studies have shown that Alzheimer’s could be caused from a build-up of protein tangles, inflammation and toxin damage to the brain cells.
As Turmeric helps reduce inflammation, it has been said to benefit the effects of Alzheimer’s patients.
Turmeric’s active ingredient Curcumin is heart healthy! It has been said to reduce the build up plaque on your arterial walls, which increases their function and keeps your heart pumping, lowering the risks of blood clotting and heart disease.
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