Turmeric is the spice you need to be using in your diet on the regular – if you’re not already! Over the past couple of years, the spice that’s common in Indian cuisine, has been getting a lot of buzz because of it’s many health benefits.
In turmeric there’s an active ingredient called curcumin, which has powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic properties. Some studies have shown it helps slow the growth of cancer cells. However nothing has conclusively shown that curcumin can stop or prevent cancer and research is ongoing.
Absorbing curcumin in turmeric can be hard for the body, so dietitians recommend pairing turmeric with black pepper and/or coconut oil. Here are seven recipes with turmeric you can add into your diet to start reaping all the benefits of this super spice.
Turmeric Golden Milk Popsicles
Give your immune system a boost and cool off on a hot day with these yummy popsicles. Recipe here.