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Turmeric is an aged old spice that is used worldwide, particularly in Asian cuisines.  This is due largely to its distinct flavours and purported health benefits.  A part from its used in food, it is also regarded as medicine, as it is often times used in the treatment of pain, wounds and digestive disorders.

Several researches have shown that turmeric along with its bioactive curcuminoid polyphenols could possible benefit many chronic conditions such as arthritis and diabetes. To this extent, this infamous spice is said to be widely used in the Middle East and Asia as well as in many western households due to its purported benefits to human health. 

Most of us, while may not be familiar with turmeric itself, we have used its famous bi-product – Curry powder.  Curry powder is a mixture of herbs and spices and of course, turmeric or curcumin.

You can read more on Turmeric in this detailed article here.

Turmeric Nutritional Profile

1 Tsp – (3 grams) Spcies, ground turmeric:

  • Calories: 4 Kcal
  • Protein: .29 g
  • Carbohydrates: 01g
  • Fiber: .21g
  • Fat: .1g
  • Calcium:04 mg
  • Potassium:40 mg
  • Magnesium:24 mg
  • Iron:65 g
  • Zinc:14 mg
  • Phosphorus: 97 mg
  • Water:39 g

Ref: (USDA Standard Reference).

Here are some Health Benefits of Consuming Turmeric

  1. Help in the alleviation of arthritic pain.
  2. Management of diabetes and oxidative stress.
  3. Cardiovascular health.
  4. Nerve and Cognitive functions.
  5. Help in the management and treatment of infections and parasitic conditions.

Remember, You can read the detailed article on Turmeric here

Here are some ways You can include Turmeric in your diet

  1. Add it to your preferred Milk (turmeric milk/golden milk).
  2. Add to Rice.
  3. Make Turmeric Tea.
  4. Smoothies.
  5. Curry Dishes/Asian Cuisines Dishes.

How will you add this nutrient-dense Food to your diet?

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