Turmeric is a food full of benefits and this time researchers discovered one more: it can delay aging with just a few weeks of use. You’re welcome?
The spice is treated by Harvard as an incredible food to combat the human aging process. With multiple anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, turmeric helps cell membranes recover.
According to Robert H. Shmerling, author of a publication that talks about the benefits of turmeric, on the Harvard Health Publishing website, consumption can be daily. And from the sixth week onwards, it will be possible to observe the benefits of the food on the body.
Benefits of the food
Very versatile, also known as saffron, it can be consumed in juices, in the preparation of broths, teas, among others.
Among the benefits of turmeric are improving blood circulation and burning bad cholesterol.
Consumed fresh, whole or in powder form, turmeric helps prevent muscle loss, bone pain and memory problems.
Added to this is the improvement of blood circulation, reduction of bad cholesterol (LD) and strengthening of the immune system.
Turmeric is also a great ally for the skin, acting as a healing and moisturizing agent.
How to consume?
Currently, turmeric is widely consumed in capsules, but the food can also be found in powder form.
According to experts, the best way to take advantage of its properties is with tea or juice.
A great tip is to cook food in water. For example, when cooking rice, add a little of the spice to the cooking water.
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According to Silvina Tasat, nutritionist, turmeric is a natural polyphenol.
“Among its components is the substance curcumin, essential for maintaining the balance of the body’s biology, especially in the treatment of pain and inflammation,” he explained.
However, Silvina warns: consumption has to be in the right quantity.
“Eat small amounts: no more than a teaspoon of coffee”, he explains.
How to use turmeric
In the kitchen, there are multiple options when it comes to including food in your diet.
Innovate and add small pinches of turmeric to soups, broths and see what delicious flavor it brings to food.
Among the benefits of turmeric are improving blood circulation and burning bad cholesterol. Photo: Freepik.
With information from La Nacion.