Nowadays, the turmeric is becoming more and more popular all around the world, although at first it was mostly added in the Asian dishes. This is all because of its benefits regarding our health.
But not many people know that if you consume turmeric on a daily basis it will improve the health of your brain and liver.
It is known that this spice has been used for treating some liver issues from a long time ago. However, the experts started to do researches about its benefits regarding the protection of the liver before 20 years. The researches showed that turmeric included anti-inflammatory and antioxidant characteristics.
It can lower the damaging of the liver because of the cirrhosis (scarring of the liver), iron overdose, ethanol, high toxicity levels, and liver diseases (cholesterol).
Its ingredient, the curcumin, is beneficial for lowering the risk from liver cancer and also for lowering the effects of human carcinogens (thioacetamide) on the liver.
According to the recent researches, the turmeric is also helpful for having better functioning of the brain. The results showed that the ingredient in the turmeric, that is the curcumin, is inhibiting the build-up of beta-amyloid plaques, which are the first reason for the appearance of Alzheimer’s, by 40 percent.
Also, it is helpful for this diseases due to the inflammation and oxidizing agents, which are able to lower the damage as they have anti-inflammatory characteristics.
According to some other studies, this spice is also beneficial for fighting with depression.
Read below one recipe that you can prepare at your home:
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 1 pinch black pepper
How to prepare it:
Take one pan, add all of the ingredients and heat them up, until the mixture starts to boil. After this, remove it from the heat and consume the mixture while it is still warm.
If you like, you can include this mixture to your soup, curries or other meals.
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