The tall plant known as turmeric, sometimes known as Indian saffron or the golden spice, is native to Asia and Central America.
The primary biologically active component of turmeric is called curcumin. Turmeric is suggested for a number of medical issues by the traditional Indian medical system known as ayurveda.
Turmeric is loaded with multiple antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties too.
Health Benefits of Consuming Turmeric/ Haldi:
- Turmeric contains bioactive compounds with medicinal properties
- It helps in detoxification.
- Turmeric is great for your liver health.
- Haldi boosts brain powder.
- Curcumin can boost brain-derived neurotrophic factor.
- Turmeric has healing powers, it can help reduces muscle and bone pain.
- Haldi is great for your skin and for external application as well.
- Turmeric supports your immunity.
- It may help control blood sugar levels.
- Turmeric help boost metabolism & suppress fatty tissues.
- It helps boost digestive health.
Why is TURMERIC consumed with BLACK PEPPER?
The piperine, a compound found in black pepper enhances curcumin absorption, making it more readily available to be used by your body.
Turmeric absorption and its side effects can also be reduced by consuming it with a healthy fat source.
5 Ways to add Turmeric to diet :
- Turmeric or Golden milk: Made in Desi Cow Milk, vegans can make it in almond or coconut milk.
- Bedtime Turmeric Tea : Don’t forget to add 1 tsp virgin coconut oil or desi cow ghee to it.
- Turmeric in morning smoothies or drinks.
- Turmeric latte : Use dark roasted & grounded whole grains powder to make non-caffeinated base, add spices of your choice.
- Turmeric in Breakfast meals : Oatmeal, omelette, cheela etc.
Bonus : Add turmeric in your daily snacks like Namkeen, energy bars or bites, homemade desi ladoos.