Turmeric, the herbaceous perennial plant, belongs to the ginger family named Zingiberaceae. It is present in large numbers in Asian countries and requires temperatures between 20 and 30 °C and a considerable amount of rainfall for proper growth. All over Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, USA, Canada, UK, and Australia, people like cuisines prepared with turmeric. Thus, it is a commonly used herb, often referred to as the “Queen of Spices. Some of its core properties include sharp taste and brown color. As per the Journal of the American Chemical Society, turmeric is naturally loaded with antioxidant, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory qualities. It has packed nutrients like proteins, fibers, niacin, vitamins, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, and zinc, etc.

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With all this in mind, the today’s #Health experts recommend turmeric for a couple of diseases.

Cancer

Turmeric prevents different forms of cancer especially prostate cancer. It is widely known for stopping the improper growth of existing prostate cancer and even destroys the cancer cells in a couple of weeks. The researchers have found that turmeric's active components fight against radiation-induced tumors. It also helps to get rid of tumor cells especially T-cell leukemia, colon carcinomas, and breast carcinomas.

Arthritis

If you have been suffering from arthritis and are tired of the problem, then give a try to turmeric. This herb’s anti-inflammatory properties treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Moreover, its antioxidant properties are behind the complete destruction of free radicals of the body that damage normal cells.

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The regular consumption of turmeric is good for joint problems, and joint inflammation.

Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common and widely present health issues. You can use turmeric to treat diabetes. This ingredient helps to keep blood insulin at the moderate level. This is the reason, it is used in a lot of medications that treat diabetes. The vital nutrients of turmeric prevent the onset of Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes. However, its regular use can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), so we recommend to use turmeric capsules only after a consultation with your health expert.

Obesity

According to a report, about thirty percent Americans have the problem of obesity and high cholesterol levels. Researchers prove that the use of turmeric as food reduces serum cholesterol level and helps to shed extra pounds. You should make this ingredient a part of your daily diet because it maintains the proper cholesterol level in the blood and prevents several cardiovascular diseases.

Alzheimer’s disease

Brain inflammation is suspected as the core reason of cognitive disorders especially Alzheimer’s disease. Do not worry because turmeric provides natural support to overall brain health. It aids in the removal of plaque build-up inside the brain. Not only this but also it improves the oxygen flow to the brain cells, helping to recover from Alzheimer’s disease.