Turmeric is one of the most popular spices in the world, and there are a number of good reasons for this such as the simple fact that it is full of nutrients that provide a long list of miraculous health benefits which can be attributed primarily to its active ingredient known as curcumin. In fact, there are more than 7000 reviewed scientific studies verifying its many different beneficial uses.
It comes as no surprise then, turmeric water is one of the absolute best drinks we could ever ingest into our bodies.
Aside from the mountain of scienctific research behind the benefits of turmeric, this drink has also been gaining traction and attention online because a woman from Bristol, England reportedly drank turmeric water once a day for a year and it literally changed her life for the better. She improved her digestion, optimized her pH levels and she relieved her arthritis.
One glass of warm filtered water (reverse osmosis water is always best since it removed the fluoride)
add a teaspoon of non irradiated ground turmeric with a pinch of black pepper, and stir well.
Consume immediately after stirring.
Provided you drink your turmeric water religiously first thing in the morning, these are some of the health benefits you look forward to over time;
Its main ingredient, curcumin, eliminates plaque from blood vessels and prevents the formation of blood clots. In fact, according to a study from 2012, published in the journal Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, the consumption of turmeric drastically improved the rat test group's heart health and functionality.
Reverses type 2 diabetes
Auburn University convened a study in 2009 which was published by Biochemistry and Biophysical Research Communications, that demonstrated turmeric can actually help to treat diabetes.
Alkalizes your body
Turmeric is known for being highly alkaline. This is important because cancer thrives in an acidic environment and cannot survive in an alkaline environment.
Protects your brain
According to scientists, low levels of the growth hormone BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor), are often linked to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Curcumin helps to regulate the levels of this hormone, and therefore protect the brain from being damaged.
Fights against inflammation
Inflammation when left unchecked leads to a long list of other health issues and problems. Curcumin has potent anti-inflammatory properties and fights off inflammation, which then protects us from a host of other diseases.
Curcumin has been proven time and time again, on one level or another, to be effective in the fight against various kinds of cancer. You can read about some of these studies HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE.
Several studies have been convened that demonstrate curcumin is as effective as the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and even more than Diclofenac in treating the swelling and pain.
Turmeric promotes proper gallbladder function, protects the liver from dangerous toxins and effectively regenerates damaged liver cells. You can read more about the science proving this HERE
Decelerates aging and promotes longevity
Curcumin successfully destroys free radicals and prevents inflammation, and thus decelerates the aging process. You can read more about the science proving this HERE
As you can see, the scientific evidence is overwhelming; turmeric is a SUPER spice that EVERYONE should incorporate into their diets and daily lives.
Remember, drink this once a day first thing in the morning and it will change your life!
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