All About Turmeric And Weight Loss
Benefits of turmeric are numerous. it has been used for thousands of years in India in food and as a medicine. Turmeric is known for its medicinal value as well as its skincare benefits. Cuts, bruises, cold, allergy, sun tan, other beauty problems, turmeric is the kind of go-to solution for all these problems, and many more.
Turmeric contains compounds called Curcuminoids, the important of which are curcumins. This curcumin is a powerful antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties.
Benefits of Curcumin
In helps the boy to fight foreign invaders and also repairs damages. It also helps to fight the oxidative damage. And it is believed to be the main reason behind ageing and many other diseases that attack our body. Free radicals tend to react with other organic substance and harm our body. Curcumins are known for their effectiveness blocking and neutralizing these free radicals. And stimulates the body’s own antioxidants as well. Thus protecting our boy from damage and curing it at the same time.
It is also known for its cancer treating properties. And the best part is that this Curcumin also helps our body in its metabolic process, thus aiding in weight loss. So bottom line is that, turmeric is indeed a wonder herb for our health and body.
Turmeric For Health
Turmeric other than containing anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory properties, is loaded with other health nutrients like Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Niacin, Magnesium, Zinc,etc. And thus it is used to treat a variety of health issues.
I know you have been dying for me to mention this. Right? Well yes! Turmeric actually helps the bile juices to work, and this bile juice is what helps your body to breakdown the dietary fat. Now this bile is produced in our liver. So, it the main organ that helps our body with its metabolism. And turmeric helps to keep the liver healthy by detoxifying it and preventing it from cell damage. Plus it also helps reduce cholesterol, thus keep our arteries( which helps to pump blood to our heart) in good condition.
And a good heart means that lots of oxygen is being pumped into the blood, all this oxygen helps our body to burn fat. Turmeric aids in weight loss by helping our body in its thermogenesis process as well. In this process the central nervous systems burns fat to maintain the correct body temperature. And turmeric helps to fasten up this process thus burning more fat.
Turmeric can help to prevent prostrate cancer, and stop the growth of existing cancer cells and destroy them. And research shows that turmeric is the best protector against radiation induced tumours. Turmeric has preventive properties against blood cancer, colon cancer and breast cancer.
Due to its anti inflammatory properties, turmeric is an excellent cure against arthritis, a veru common problem amongst women after a certain age. Anti-inflammatory property is great for treating both, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis should make regularly consume raw turmeric with milk to relieve themselves from joint pains and joint inflammation.
It helps to moderate the insulin level in the blood, and increases the effect of medications used to treat diabetes, thus consuming turmeric daily is indeed good for those suffering from diabetes. But you should always consult a doctor before to know the exact amount you should be taking.
Along with diabetes this another major health issue the society if suffering from. Due to bad food habits and a large number of the population is rapidly becoming a victim of cholesterol problem. However something as simply as adding turmeric to your regular food can actually help you to reduce the level of cholesterol thus helping to to prevent your body from cardiovascular problems.
Remember how as a child every time you bruised yourself your Mum would apply a dab of turmeric powder on it, or may be apply some fresh turmeric paste on it? Well this was because turmeric has strong antiseptic properties. It helps to fight the germ build up in wounds and thus helps it to heal faster.
Usually a good 2-3gms of turmeric is good to go. But some of you might not be able to consume it directly. So in that case try mixing turmeric powder with milk, or if you are brave enough then try and take in 1 and ½ cm of fresh turmeric with honey the first thing in the morning. Or otherwise, supplement capsules is the only option. But apart from this you can add turmeric in your daily cooking as well.
But always consult your doctor before taking any dosage. And make sure you are consuming only the right required amount. Too much of anything is bad.
So these were some of the benefits of turmeric towards your health and weight loss
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