How does using Turmeric benefit our health?

Answer by Sandra

Turmeric is a bright-yellow spice rich in medicinal, antioxidant, and anti-inflammable properties due to the active ingredient, curcumins. These are some of the proven excellent benefits of turmeric:

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  1. Aids in preventing cancer: Since turmeric contains anti-inflammatory and medicinal properties, it can help in reducing the risk of getting cancer. Curcumin is a powerful anti-carcinogen, i.e, the substance that prevents cancers.
  2. Boosts immune system: Antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties in turmeric helps in improving and strengthening the immune system of people even with immune disorders. 
  3. Control Diabetes: Curcumin in turmeric can reduce glucose in the blood and other diabetes-related issues. Researchers have proved that it can help in controlling diabetes. 
  4. Lowers cholesterol: Research has proved that consuming turmeric as a food seasoning can lessen the total cholesterol levels. 
  5. Reduces the symptoms of Arthritis: Turmeric helps in reducing inflammation and swelling in people who have arthritis. Curcumin present in the spice is effective in lessening the pain for osteoarthritis.  
  6. Fighting age and improves skin health: As turmeric is abundant in antioxidants, it can enhance the skin’s texture and is an exfoliant. It also provides glow and radiance to the skin.
  7. A quick remedy to heal wounds: It is a natural antibacterial and antiseptic agent and aids in healing wounds, and acts as a disinfectant.