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14 Health Benefits of Turmeric

There are many health trends that tend to sweep into our daily lives and while we live in the day of information, sometimes health trends need some exposure in order to open eyes for consumers. Turmeric is a well-known spice that is the major source in curry spice, which you may already know for its golden yellow color in Indian cuisine. While this spice is a tasty favorite for many adults, turmeric is starting to gain popularity for its health benefits. Listed below are 14 of the best health benefits of turmeric that you should be aware of. Be mindful that supplements and spices may have some side effects, especially if you are on any medications, so be sure to discuss your turmeric use with your doctor.

1. Inflammation.

Heart disease and vascular disease is a major problem for many adults and some younger adults, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Inflammation is a natural (or once was natural) process the body employs to fight off infection or to heal an injured area in the body. This process is mostly controlled by the foods you eat and the lifestyle you live. Turmeric is a strong anti-inflammatory spice that can help to reduce your overall inflammation with the consumption of this spice. You can sprinkle some in your next meal or consider supplement form of turmeric.

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