How Turmeric Boosts Your Health…

This is what happens to your body if you eat turmeric every day

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Turmeric is a powder that comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. This plant is part of the ginger family. The powder is golden in color and has an interesting taste and aroma. Some describe the taste as peppery, bitter, and warm. The aroma, however, is closer to that of an orange or ginger. (Source)

It is commonly used as a seasoning in food and can also be used as a die for clothes. Turmeric’s health benefits are vast, but not very well known.

Here are 6 amazing benefits of daily turmeric consumption.

1. Anti-Inflammatory

There is a compound found in turmeric that acts as a strong anti-inflammatory. This compound is called curcumin and studies have found it to be an excellent compound of choice for fighting inflammation of all kinds. Inflammation can be the cause of many diseases including inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatitis, arthritis, and chronic anterior uveitis. (Source)

2. Brain Protection

Curcumin, the compound mentioned above, is also shown to increase cognition in humans. Cognition is basically the ability to know and understand through our senses. Cognitive disorders make one’s ability to successfully learn from their environment difficult. Such disorders include dementia and Alzheimer’s. These disorders are linked to lower levels of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) and curcumin may be able to increase BDNF levels in the brain. This could lead to a delay or even reversal in some cognitive READ MORE: http://www.davidwolfe.com/body-turmeric-every-day/?c=pwf&vp=heatheats

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