Did you know that turmeric is far more than just a spice used for giving curry it’s distinctive yellow colour, but it’s also works as a powerful healing aid?

 

The active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin, is a natural anti-inflammatory that has been proven to ease muscle soreness after a workout. It some cases, it’s actually more effective than the over-the-counter drugs we usually turn to.  Read on to discover more scientifically proven benefits turmeric can bring to your life.

 

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Arthritic Relief

Beyond the occasional ache, some arthritis sufferers have experienced joint-pain relief after incorporating turmeric into their diets due to the spice’s natural anti-inflammatory nature.

 

Improved digestion

Curcumin stimulates the gallbladder to produce bile, which for some people helps provides partial or full relief from digestion problems.

 

Weight-loss support

In an animal studies the curcumin found in turmeric appears to reduce weight gain in mice. No human studies have been performed, but adding some extra turmeric to your diet if you’re looking to shed a few pounds can’t hurt!

 

 

What’s a Tumeric based recipe you’re going to try?

 

What do you think?