Turmeric is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet to preventing, reversing and curing disease. With over 600 health benefits, turmeric’s medicinal powers are seemingly endless!
From cancer prevention to anti-inflammatory treatments, turmeric should be a staple in every diet. In fact, when compared to conventional pharmaceutical medications, turmeric has proven to be more advantageous than certain prescription drugs, like Prozac and Aspirin.
Turmeric As An Anti-Inflammatory
With more than 2 dozen anti-inflammatory compounds and 6 COX-2 inhibitors, turmeric reduces inflammatory outbreaks. COX-2 is an enzyme that reduces pain and inflammation. Put simply, turmeric’s high COX-2 content “blocks” inflammation and brings pain relief.
Turmeric As An Anti-Oxidant And To Prevent Cancer
Turmeric permeates the membranes of free radicals and neutralizes them. This prevents cancerous cells from spreading and creating more oxidation!
Studies prove that turmeric helps prevent several forms of cancer including lung, stomach, breast, colon and liver. Turmeric’s anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties prohibit the development of cancer by interfering with the cellular signals of chronic disease.
Adding Turmeric Into Your Diet
Incorporating more turmeric into your diet can be daunting at first. But with these the tips and a delicious golden milk kefir recipe, you’ll be eating turmeric on the daily!
Whole Turmeric Root – Add it to juices and smoothies and broths for a healthy punch of nutrients
Turmeric Powder – Add it to anything, from stir fry dishes to meat dishes, sprinkle away!
Turmeric Capsules – Unsure you’ll get your daily turmeric dose through food? Try taking two capsules a day, regardless of what you plan on eating
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Golden Milk Kefir Recipe
This recipe is a delicious anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory with strong probiotic powers!
1 quart of prepared milk kefir
1 teaspoon of the prepared turmeric paste
1 tablespoon coconut oil (I just added in a solid state and my hand blender did a great job of incorporating it, I don’t have a bunch of coconut oil balls floating around)
1 tablespoon raw honey
Place all the ingredients in a bowl and blend by hand or food processor.
Chill and enjoy!!