Indians have been using turmeric for its medicinal properties for centuries and now there are numerous studies to support the nutrient value of turmeric and its positive effects on both body and mind.
The most important active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, which is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Did you know? Curcumin is a fat-soluble nutrient and its absorption is boosted by 2000% if consumed with black pepper!
Let’s take a look at the proven benefits of this golden spice and the ailments it can alleviate.
Ailments that Benefit from Turmeric
Joint pain from arthritis is caused by inflammation within the joints. As curcumin has anti-inflammatory properties, it helps with the reduction of inflammation and thereby the symptoms of this disease with proven results.
It is proven that curcumin has the potency to block the molecules that induce inflammatory responses and is therefore of benefit in reducing the symptoms of inflammation in the body.
Curcumin assists in regulating blood pressure levels, By improving the lining of the blood vessels it can also reduce the chances of a heart attack.
People suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia, or even depression may find relief from Turmeric. Some researchers are even hopeful of an eventual cure.
Turmeric helps because curcumin boosts BNDF levels in the brain that can reduce the symptoms of these disorders.
There are many ongoing types of research to support the fact that curcumin has the potential to make crucial changes at a molecular level that may help to prevent, as well as treat, cancer. Although it is too early to declare its effectiveness to treat cancer, there are huge possibilities for it to be a part of standard cancer treatment in the near future!
Due to its proven health benefits for a number of ailments, turmeric is being used in many foods, beverages, and miscellaneous products.
A few years ago who would have even thought about the possibility of a ‘turmeric latte’!
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