We do often share our wellness efforts which is a lot about nourishing our bodies with dense nutrition. In a world where marketers have fooled most people into eating crap foods that tickle their tastebuds but do very little to nourish their bodies. Often time doing more damage then good!
Today I focus on just one powerful ingredient that is incorporated into many available, affordable, and effective solutions. We use a variety of methods to keep us in optimal health. God knows his plans for us, we know. But perhaps his plan is for us to live full and healthy lives through the amazing nutrition that he has provided for us. So check out how we incorporate turneric into our wellness arsenal!
Turmeric, officially known as Curcuma longa, is a flowering plant that belongs to the ginger family. It is native to Southeast Asia and India and has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine. It’s a staple of Indian cuisine, the main ingredient in curries, used to give color to cheese, mustard, chicken broth, and also substituted as a cheaper alternative to saffron in saffron dishes such as saffron rice.
Curcumin, a polyphenolic compound that acts as the main biologically active compound of the turmeric, combats inflammation by blocking the NF-kB molecule. This molecule travels to cells throughout the body and addresses genes associated with inflammation. The NF-kB is believed to play a major role in the development of chronic diseases. Curcumin is fat soluble. It is recommended to take turmeric supplements with healthy fats to increase absorption.
Turmeric supplements with curcumin are also routinely used for the relief of itching from chronic kidney disease, and they have shown promise in reducing blood cholesterol levels as well. Studies have shown turmeric improves the functioning of the endothelium (the lining of the blood vessels). Endothelium issues can cause problems with the regulation of blood pressure and blood clotting, and they are a major contributor to the development of cardiovascular disease. One study found the active ingredient in turmeric was as effective as physical activity in enhancing endothelial health.
We love cooking with turmeric because of it’s amazing core health benefits as indicated below. We also incorporate several items into our health regimen because we appreciate a variety of foods and let’s face it, we just can not incorporate turmeric into every dish! So here are several ways to increase turmeric into your lifestyle. Depending on your other health goals, you can select which products to incorporate from this beautiful long list of amazing scientifically formulated (yet all natural) solutions!
Here Are 12 Core Benefits Of This Daily Turmeric Supplement
The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory that helps maintain healthy inflammation responses. Studies have indicated that it may be as effective as ibuprofen and Aspirin in terms of reducing inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions.
SUPPORTS HEALTHY JOINTS
Beneficial in promoting overall joint health and mobility.
PROMOTES HEART HEALTH
Its properties support the overall health of the cardiovascular system.
ENCOURAGES HEALTHY CHOLESTEROL LEVELS
Helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
BOOSTS STRESS TOLERANCE
As an adaptogen, it helps counteract the adverse effects of everyday stress on the body.
SUPPORTS WEIGHT LOSS
Curcumin can positively influence weight management in overweight people.
PROMOTES RADIANT SKIN
By providing proper nourishment, it helps your body produce more radiant and healthy-looking skin.
Its powerful antioxidant properties support against free radicals in the body.
SUPPORTS BRAIN HEALTH
Helps maintain healthy cognitive function and working memory.
SUPPORTS HEALTHY METABOLISM
Aids in maintaining normal blood sugar levels.
Curcumin helps to reduces symptoms of mild mood changes.
Reduces symptoms of bloating and gas related to occasional indigestion.