Healing Foods

Turmeric

Renowned for its potent anti-inflammatory properties, this bright yellow/orange spice contains circumin - a compound known to interfere with chemicals that cause inflammation. It's helpful both when ingested and when applied topically to skin conditions or injuries. Just two teaspoons contains 17% of your daily value (DV) of manganese and 10% of the DV of iron. Other benefits include effective relief of inflammatory bowel and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms in addition to decreased risk of cancer and improved liver and brain function. Add a few dashes into your NutriBlast to add a little kick before blasting.

Health Benefits

  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial
  • Supports blood circulation
  • Rich in antioxidant beta-carotene
  • Helps strengthen the nervous system
  • Aids in digestion

Selection Process

Most turmeric is available in powdered form. Be sure to choose organically grown varieties to assure superior quality and freshness. Color will vary among the different varieties and is not a criterion of quality. If using fresh turmeric, store in the refrigerator.

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