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Health Benefits of Turmeric

I love the colour of turmeric. It’s so bright. And very beneficial in so many ways. I take turmeric supplements to help with any inflammation I have.

If you don’t know what turmeric is, then you are missing out on something great. It is an aromatic, yellow powder that is procured from the roots. It comes from the ginger family and is also a super food.

I want to share just some of the other benefits of turmeric .

 

Anti-inflammatory

It’s been proven that turmeric can lower the levels of inflammatory markers.

Antioxidant

The antioxidants in turmeric helps eliminate free radicals from the body, which also helps with the prevention of cancers.

Prevent Alzheimer’s

Turmeric is effective in preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease as it decreases the plaque level in the brain and stimulates oxygen flow. It also prevents neuron from degenerating, prevents memory loss and reduces inflammation.Improves digestion.

Treats depression

Because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric has been found effective in reducing depression.

Weight loss

The intake of turmeric helps burns excessive fat by increasing your metabolism rate.

Reducing headaches

Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric helps reduces the pain and nerve inflammation.

Boosts your immune system

With its antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties turmeric helps strengthen your immune system

Cancer prevention

With turmeric’s properties, it has a key role in the prevention and treatment of various types of cancers.

 

If you have any great uses for turmeric or any other benefits i’ve missed, I’d love to hear them!

 

~ Wendy

 

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