Touting the Many Health Benefits of Turmeric

by Dana Demas

Are you looking for a wonder food? Or in this case – a wonder spice? Turmeric is a powerful seasoning that may double as medicine for a variety of physical and emotional ailments.  

Studies have found that turmeric inhibits the growth of some cancer cells, and makes them more susceptible to the effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. The anti-inflammatory spice also may protect against Alzheimer’s and fight depression.

Turmeric is an easy, delicious spice to incorporate into your diet.

Eat Turmeric

Add turmeric to your favorite recipes to reap its health benefits, with little or no change in taste. Many of these are comforting foods that nourish body and soul – 

Drink Turmeric

To enjoy more of turmeric’s flavor, make a turmeric tea and drink it hot before bedtime. Or, brew and chill the tea in a covered pitcher to sip throughout the day. Some recipes are simply turmeric simmered in hot water, while others create a broth of cinnamon, ginger and honey.

To your health!