We all love yellow color-its so joyous, radiant and vibrant. Why not incorporate the zest of this color into your cuisine too? Turmeric or Haldi in local dialect, imparts the peppy yellow color to food. This golden-hued spice is an important ingredient in Indian cooking.
Samsara, a celebrated name among Indian restaurants in Sutton, combines this exotic spice with other Indian condiments to dish out exquisite recipes.
Also known as “Indian Saffron” because of brilliant yellow color, turmeric comes with hordes of health benefits and has an auspicious tone to it.
Let’s look into some scientifically validated benefits of this amazing spice –
Anti-inflammatory- Cur***in is an important component of Turmeric which imparts yellow color to the spice. It is an anti-inflammatory compound which protects one against the inflammatory bowel disease, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and Crohn’s disease.
Anti-cancer- Free radicals can react with the DNA and produce cancer cells. Cur***in is known to fight free radicals. Cur***in also suppresses the growth of cancer cells that cause Breast cancer and Pancreatic cancer.
Heart Protection- Antioxidant and anticoagulant properties of Cur***in make it a powerful heart protectant. It also increases blood flow to the heart and reduces Lipid levels and LDL Cholesterol.
Neuro Protection- Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s and Dementia are the most common degenerative diseases that affect the nerve cells of the brain. Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative compounds such as cur***in act as a protective shield against these diseases.
Bone Protection- Cur***in’s anti-inflammatory properties help relieve pain. It is good for the health of bones and joints. It helps one overcome the pain and discomfort caused by rheumatoid arthritis.
Digestion- According to Ayurvedic Science, turmeric rekindles the digestive fire, thus aiding digestion. It helps cure IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome).
How to use Turmeric in cooking-
Turmeric can be used in the form of nuggets or in the powdered form-
· Add ¼ th turmeric nugget into a shake, juice or smoothie for aiding digestion.
· Add ground turmeric (1/2 teaspoon for 3-4 servings) to heated oil along with other spices while cooking curry, dal, vegetables, stews or soups. Use it everyday in your recipes to get maximum benefit of this wondrous spice.
· Add a dash of turmeric powder into a cup of hot milk with some sugar. Drink this potent concoction everyday before going to bed.
Hail turmeric! Bring cheer, vitality and energy to your system-commit to this golden nutriment-s*** today!
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