Recipes — Turmeric
Health Benefits of Turmeric
Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant. In addition, this spice contains plenty of vitamin C, which can boost the immune system and is a good source of manganese, iron, and potassium. Unfortunately, curcumin is poorly absorbed into the bloodstream. It helps to consume black pepper with it, which contains piperine, a natural substance that enhances the absorption of curcumin. Also cooking with fat such as coconut oil or ghee, or mixing it with your drink will optimize the body absorption of curcumin in the gut. Some people claim that...