Turmeric, the main spice in curry, is the arguably the most popular herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. There have been over 6,000 peer-reviewed articles published, proving the benefits of turmeric. Here are 6 potential benefits of taking turmeric:
- Increase brain function and lower risk of brain disease:
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor is a growth hormone that functions in the brain. Many common brain disorders have been linked to decreased levels of this hormone, including depression and Alzheimer’s disease. Curcumin can increase brain levels of BDNF and fight various brain degenerative processes. (1)
- Lower your cholesterol and risk of heart disease:
Curcumin improves the function of the endothelium, which is the lining of the blood vessels in the heart. Endothelial dysfunction is a major driver of heart disease and involves an inability of the endothelium to regulate blood pressure, blood clotting and various other factors. (2) Studies suggest that curcumin leads to improvements in endothelial function. (3) Furthermore, curcumin also reduces inflammation and oxidation, which are also important factors in preventing heart disease.
- Reverse aging and improve skin health with powerful antioxidants:
Oxidative damage is believed to be one of the mechanisms behind aging and many diseases. The main reason antioxidants are so beneficial, is that they protect our bodies from free radicals, highly reactive molecules with unpaired electrons. Curcumin’s antioxidant properties neutralizes free radicals. This reduces aging and revitalizes the body and skin.
- Reduce chronic joint pain and pain related to Arthritis:
Arthritis is related to inflammation in the joints. Curcumin’s potent anti-inflammatory properties reduces swelling and therefore chronic pain in the joints. Turmeric also improves circulation, which leads to healthier body activity.
- Improve your memory:
Memory decline is linked to neurological inflammation. Turmeric curcumin reduces inflammation in the brain, therefore improving brain health and memory longevity.
- Promote weight loss:
Curcumin works as an anti-inflammatory agent, and may assist your body in metabolizing fat, potentially promoting weight loss. Since obesity is a pro-inflammatory condition, the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory mechanisms in curcumin may ward off weight gain. Curcumin's interaction with cells to reduce inflammation may reverse insulin resistance, hyperglycemia and other symptoms that often accompany obesity in the process.
In summary, the benefits of Turmerical spans from preventing multiple metabolic diseases, improving brain function, reducing chronic pain, warding off weight gain, and reversing aging.
Join us in the Turmerical movement and pursue a life that’s long, happy, active, and healthy.