Curcuma longa, turmeric, turmeric, sun-root, turmeric, turmeric and so many other names that are given to this majestic color plant whose root is a true natural remedy.

What happens to our bodies if we put some of that spice in our dishes every day? The recommended dose is 3 grams per day (one teaspoon) and the link below, we have some tips on how to use turmeric in cooking.

Effects of turmeric on the body
1. Less pain
This study reviews the anti-inflammatory effects of curcumin. Inflammations can be the cause of various diseases and even the common pains, as back pains can be linked to inflammation. Therefore, putting turmeric on day-to-day dishes can help reduce aches and pains.


2. A heart of steel
A stronger heart is possible with turmeric. This study demonstrated that curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is able to reduce bad LDL cholesterol levels and cleanse the arteries by removing plaques and preventing blood clotting.

3. With the brain in shape
This study demonstrates the various neuroprotective properties of curcumin including improvements in people's cognition. So to keep the brain in shape and to lessen the possibility of occurring neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, a spoonful of turmeric per day in rice, beans, soups ...


4. Away from cancer
A true anticancer spice. This study demonstrates the link between age and cancer, "old age" disease can be combated with curcurmin which demonstrated interference power over multiple cell signaling pathways, and is useful in combating leukemia, gastrointestinal, breast, ovarian tumors and others.

5. No rheumatoid arthritis
Arthritis and eating go the same places. This study demonstrated the benefits of turmeric in the treatment of arthritis because of its high anti-inflammatory power.

6. Light digestion
This study demonstrates that turmeric is also effective in resolving digestion problems. However it is not indicated for people suffering from cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder)

7. Always good mood
Even mood can improve when one begins to use more turmeric in our daily diet. This study demonstrates the effects of curumin in the treatment of depression.


Author's Bio: 

David Mendes