We have been used turmeric powder in our kitchen daily but also turmeric powder has lots of health benefits rather than cooking. Do you know It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and it is a very strong antioxidant. That’s the reason why our grandma always prefers haldi when we got injured while playing.
What is Turmeric Powder?
- Basically, Turmeric is is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, mostly grow in Asia and Central America.
- Turmeric powder is Asian spice and mostly used in Indian kitchens since thousands of years.
Turmeric powder Has:-
- 60–70% carbohydrates,
- 6–13% water,
- 6–8% protein,
- 5–10% fat,
- 3–7% dietary minerals,
- 3–7% essential oils,
- 2–7% dietary fiber,
- 1–6% curcuminoids.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Nutrient Database.
One tablespoon (tbsp) of turmeric powder provides :
- Manganese 26%
- Iron 16%
- Potassium 5%
- Vitamin C 3%
Health Benefits of Turmeric Powder :-
Traditionally, it has been used in Ayurveda and Chinese medicine to treat inflammatory conditions, skin diseases, wounds, digestive ailments, and liver conditions.
let’s check the health benefits of turmeric powder.
1) Anti- Inflammatory
Turmeric is strongly anti-inflammatory.The Arthritis Foundation cites have studies in which turmeric has reduced inflammation.
This anti-inflammatory ability in turmeric might reduce the aggravation that people with arthritis feel in their joints.
The foundation suggests taking turmeric capsules of 400 to 600 milligrams (mg) up to three times per day for inflammation relief.
2) Pain killer
Turmeric is considered as a pain killer.
The spice is reputed to relieve arthritis pain as well.Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric with medical properties.
Some people with OA also turn to turmeric as a natural pain reliever because it helps relieve inflammation.
3) Reduce the risk of cancer
Cancer is a terrible disease, referred as uncontrolled cell growth.
Curcumin has been studied as a beneficial herb in cancer treatment and found to affect cancer growth, development and spread at the molecular level
Studies suggest it has protective effects against pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, and multiple myeloma.
Besides all of these turmeric powder has many other health benefits such as :
- Improve liver function
- Improve digestion system
- Turmeric Dramatically Increases the Antioxidant Capacity of the Body.
- Turmeric Boosts Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor, Linked to Improved Brain Function and a Lower Risk of Brain Diseases.
- Lower the risk of heart disease
- Turmeric can Be Useful in Preventing and Treating Alzheimer’s Disease.
- Studies Show That Curcumin in turmeric Has Incredible Benefits Against Depression.
- Turmeric can Help Delay Aging and Fight Age-Related Chronic Diseases.
So, here are the all benefits of Turmeric Powder. which we are using in our daily life so use it more and more and stay healthy.
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