Turmeric Can Improve Your Health Like Nothing Else – Here Are The Best 7 Ways To Use It

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Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has been used for 4,000 years to treat a variety of conditions. Studies show that turmeric may help fight infections and some cancers, reduce inflammation, and treat digestive problems.

Check this list of some of the turmeric’s essential properties out:
  • Antiallergenic
  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Antiviral
  • Bactericide
  • Cancer preventative
  • Fungicide
  • Herbicide
  • Insectifuge

In particular, we love turmeric for its anti-inflammatory benefits, and recommend using it in the following seven ways, courtesy FitLife.tv:

 

1. Turmeric Juice Shot

Ingredients:

1/2 in turmeric root or 1 tsp turmeric powder
Sea salt
1/2 lemon

Turmeric root

4. Turmeric Scramble

Add turmeric to your morning eggs!

5. Turmeric Soup

Ingredients:

4 c broth, bone or veggie
1 knuckle chopped or grated turmeric
black pepper, optional

Preparation:

Simmer turmeric and broth for 15 minutes, strain.
Add black pepper or other seasonings to taste.

6. Turmeric Smoothie

Ingredients:

2 tbsp coconut flakes
1 1/2 c frozen mango or pineapple
1/2 c almond milk or coconut milk
1 tbsp fresh or powdered turmeric
1 tbsp hemp seed hearts
1 tbsp maca root
dash black pepper

Preparation:

Put all the ingredients in a blender, and blend them well! Enjoy!

7. Turmeric Kefir

Add a tsp turmeric to your kefir, and enjoy!

To get the most of what turmeric has to offer, use it to enhance many of the current ho-hum dishes on your table, such as fish dishes or any meat for that matter; turmeric can add delicious complexity to mashed dishes like potatoes or cauliflower, sautés with onions, broccoli, carrots, or bell peppers. It can be used as a base for creamy vegetable dips, sauces, and egg salad.

Be sure to choose the full, organic turmeric spice rather than a curry blend, which has a negligible amount of anything healthful.

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