Why We Should Be Eating Turmeric
Turmeric is the wonder herb! Seriously. There at least 10 benefits of turmeric that I want to pass on to you.
But, first…let’s talk a little bit about what it is.
What is Turmeric?
Turmeric is one of the main spices found in curry powder and, as you might have guessed, is used a lot in cooking in India, as well as Southern Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. A member of the ginger family, it is deep golden yellow in color and is typically used in its dried and powdered form, but can also be used fresh like ginger.
10 Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric is especially beneficial for active people. You’ll understand when you check out this list of 10 benefits of turmeric:
1. It’s a natural anti-inflammatory
2. It strengthens ligaments
3. It helps lower cholesterol
4. It helps prevent diabetes
5. It’s a natural painkiller
6. It improves digestion
7. It prevents gas (yay)
8. It fights cancer
9. It boosts the metabolism of fat
10. It’s natural anti-bacterial
It’s also used as a dye, so consider yourself warned! You don’t want to get it on your clothing, because it probably won’t come out.