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A healthy weight loss program only produces sustaining results when exercise is combined with the right dietary approach. There are other components that play a role, such as sleep and sunlight exposure, but certain foods could really give your weight loss efforts a substantial boost.

Turmeric is one of those foods. The active compound in turmeric, curcumin, could in fact halt the infiltration of fat tissue throughout the body by inhibiting angiogenesis.

Is Turmeric the Magic Component for Weight Loss?

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Managing weight is a constant issue for many people, and researchers have been searching to find the solution. A study performed at Tufts University took a look at whether turmeric could produce favorable changes in body mass index. [1] A 12-week study in mice compared the effects of turmeric on a high-fat diet.

Administering a very small amount of curcumin daily of about 1.5 to 1.75 milligrams.In comparison to the non-supplemented group of mice, those that were receiving turmeric gained less weight and body fat throughout the duration of the study. The mice taking curcumin during the 12 week period also had less blood vessel growth present in fat tissue, and blood sugar, cholesterol, liver fat, and triglycerides were remarkably lower.

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It does suggest that turmeric extract may be a beneficial supplement when attempting to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.

How Does Turmeric Work for Weight Loss?

The exact mechanisms behind turmeric’s weight loss capabilities is still unclear; however, there are a few theories. For one, turmeric is one of the most powerful spices for reducing systemic redness, swelling, and irritation in the body, and this irritation is one of the leading factors behind obesity and every other debilitating disease. Turmeric also rates high on the ORAC antioxidant scale.  Antioxidants are not only helpful for protecting DNA and cells from oxidative damage, they’re also extremely useful for reducing fat accumulation.

Do you use turmeric regularly? Please let us know if it’s been helping you!

This article was republished with permission from Global Healing Center you can find the original article here.

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