Turmeric is a native Indian plant and best known as the main ingredient in curry. Today we will discuss 4 reasons why you should add turmeric to your diet.
Turmeric root is a medicinal plant, it has been used to treat several diseases such as: arthritis, stomach pain, gallbladder, bronchitis, wounds, inflammation and many others…
In India is it is very common to see people applying turmeric to their wounds, cuts and bruises. Turmeric is a natural anti-biotic and a natural antiseptic material.
There are numerous reasons why you should add turmeric in your diet, today we will discuss 4 of them.
4 Reasons Why You Should Add Turmeric To Your Diet:
#1 Boost Immune System
As mentioned above turmeric is a natural anti-biotic and a natural antiseptic. It can protect your body from numerous viruses, bacteria, fungus and any viral diseases. Adding turmeric to your diet you will boost your immune system and slowing you will notice a great reduction in purchase of flu virus pills.
#2 Reduces Inflammation
Turmeric is great to fight inflammation as it contains curcumin, a natural ingredient equivalent to the hydrocortisone and phenylbutazone drugs. These chemicals mentioned are generally used on the over the counter medical pills that you purchase for inflammation. This is why people in India apply turmeric to their wounds, cuts and bruises.
#3 Reduces High Cholesterol Levels
The curcumin ingredient found in turmeric has been proven to lower high cholesterol. Another great reason to add turmeric powder to your diet. The curcumin forces the molecule that communicates the genes of the liver cells to increase the production of mRNA, with more of this cells production the body clears of bad cholesterol.
#4 Prevent Cancer
The active curcumin ingredient in turmeric can fight numerous cancers including: colon cancer, breast cancer, skin cancer and even liver cancer. This is the reason why turmeric is found on numerous medicinal drugs and herbal medicines.
There are many more healthy benefits of adding turmeric to your diet not just what was mentioned above. Read my earlier blogpost titled Turmeric Helps the Brain to Self-Heal itself (Alzheimers).
So what are you waiting for? Start adding turmeric to your diet and get healthy by boosting your immune system.