Many people have strong reactions to the spicy taste profile of ginger root, but what about turmeric root? While turmeric doesnât have quite the shocking flavor profile as its cousin, internationally it is a very common culinary spice. Some curry lovers might not be aware that their favorite dish wouldn’t be possible without turmeric. However, […]
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What Does Research Say About Turmeric Powder Benefits?
If you follow the medical media (or have more than 100 friends on Facebook), you may have seen some lofty claims about turmeric powder benefits. Youâve also probably seen people making the complete opposite conclusion, claiming that turmeric has no medical value whatsoever, full stop. Itâs hard to find good information about medicinal foods in […]
3 Must-Try Turmeric Root Recipes
âTurmeric looks like an ugly cousin of ginger.â At least thatâs how Ellen Brown, founding food editor of USA Today, once described the plant in an article in the Providence Journal. Though turmeric itself might not be as worthy of still-life art as perfectly shaped pineapples, pears, and persimmons, turmeric root recipes can be just […]
Golden Milk: What’s the Buzz About Turmeric Root Tea?
The word âgoldenâ probably brings some positive and shiny images to mind when you hear it â success, victory, wealth. But does it also bring to mind the beautiful image of living a healthy lifestyle? If youâre a fan of âgolden milkâ â or turmeric root tea â then it certainly does. Find out more […]
Worried About Turmeric Root Side Effects?
Let us ease your mind a bit. As with any dietary supplement, there are right ways to take turmeric root that could best benefit your health. In this blog post, we review things to keep in mind to limit any potential turmeric root side effects. Read on to learn more. (more…)
How to Use Turmeric Root for Your Health
You may think adding turmeric root to your healthy lifestyle and diet can only be done by taking a simple capsule twice a day, but thatâs certainly not the case. You can add it to skin compresses, foods and drinks in a variety of ways, all while reaping the reported health benefits. Read on to […]
Can BCM-95 Curcumin Help With Depression?
Curcumin is a biologically active compound that is found in the rhizome of the turmeric plant. This polyphenol has been extensively studied for decades and has shown therapeutic potential against a number of human diseases. However, curcumin’s poor bioavailability has been a longstanding limitation when it came to therapeutic use. Then, BCM-95 curcumin was developed […]
7 Health Benefits of Turmeric Supplements
The potential health benefits of turmeric supplements, including capsules, powders, and teaÂ make this one of the most talked aboutÂ herbs within the natural health community. In fact, what many of us already knew about turmeric (Curcuma longa) is finally being backed with scientific research. New clinical tests are revealing new insightÂ into what makes this herb so […]
6 Golden Turmeric Recipes for Therapeutic & Tasty Results
Did you know that turmeric use has been traced back around 4,000 years? Itâs true! The people of Southeast Asia used this native rhizome from the ginger family for culinary, religious and medicinal purposes that long ago. Today, this brilliant, tasty yellow-to-orange-colored spice is familiar to most people as part of curry or as the […]
How Curcumin Helps Depression by Fighting Inflammation
Did you know depression is the most common psychiatric disorder and leading cause of disability in the world? In 2011, a study of nearly 90,000 people showed France and the US as the two most depressed countries. Worldwide, 121 million people suffer from depression and the use of anti-depressants in the US has soared to […]