Tumeric Superfoods, Powders, Teas, Drink Mixes
Tumeric is a spice commonly used in Asian cuisine and comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. It also has been used as a colorant for foods and cosmetics. However, it is much more than a flavoring for food. Tumeric contains up to 3% curcumin, which is believed to provide many health benefits. Curcurmin is believed to have many health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, cancer prevention, and lowering the risk of heart disease, among many others. Good nutrition is important, and adding turmeric superfoods to your diet may help prevent diseases.
Tumeric has been used in tradtional Chinese and Indian medicine for centuries. Other nationalities are now beginning to use turmeric superfoods for its medicinal properties as well. Tumeric, which contains curcumin, is believed to be a natural anti-inflammatory and pain reducer, an advantage for arthritis sufferers. It may also prevent blood clots and lower your risk of heart disease. Curcumin contained in turmeric superfoods could possibly slow many brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's, and slow age-related decrease in brain functions. Turmeric superfoods has been used to prevent and treat gout, a form of arthritis. Other health benefits of adding turmeric superfoods to your diet are treatment of skin conditions such as acne and psoriasis, reduces symptoms of depression, treatment of digestive issues, an aid for treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases, and prevention and treatment of cancer.
There are few side effects associated with turmeric superfoods. These include nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, and allergic reactions. Watch how much you are adding to your diet. Too much of anything is not always a good thing.
Turmeric superfoods can be added into your diet by drinking it in a tea or smoothie, or sprinkling it in your eggs, rice, or soup. Adding supplements and boosters, such as MegaFood Daily Tumeric Booster, to your juice or smoothies, and drinking a tea with tumeric added, are other tasty ways to enjoy its taste as well as its health benefits. You can buy it in drink mixes, such as Sotru Fermented Turmeric & Ginger Drink Mix.