Have you ever heard about turmeric and its benefits? If you have and you are thinking whether you should start drinking a cup of turmeric water, it is time to start definitely as turmeric is proven to be anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and anti-oxidant spice.
The main ingredient in turmeric is its amazing compound- Curcumin. There are more than 7000 reviewed scientific articles which explain the beneficial effects of curcumin.
10 REASONS TO DRINK WARM TURMERIC WATER EVERY MORNING
- Able to Fight against inflammation
Many diseases are developed due to various inflammations and it was proven that curcumin has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Due to this, curcumin is more effective in the fight against inflammations than most of the anti-inflammatory drugs.
- Protects your brain
Scientists have proven that reduced levels of the growth hormone, Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), are usually linked with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.But they have also proven that curcumin helps in maintaining proper level of this hormone thus helping against certain brain diseases or age-related brain functions
- Anti-Cancer Properties
Curcumin is a powerful antioxidant and we all know that antioxidants prevent cell damage.
- Improves digestion
According to some experts, by consuming turmeric every day, you will improve digestion.
- Protect your heart
Curcumin also prevents blood clot formation as it removes plaque buildup in the blood vessels. In 2011 the journal Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin has published the study conveyed by a team of researchers from Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences in Japan in which it was discovered that consuming turmeric within 3 weeks has improved heart health in male rats.
- Soothes symptoms of Arthritis
2012 study of RA found that curcumin has the same effect as the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and is even more effective than diclofenac in treatment against pain and swelling.
- Delays aging and improves longevity
Curcumin fights against free radicals and inflammation and also slows down the aging process.
- Helps reverse type 2 diabetes
In 2009, the Auburn University conveyed a study which was published by Biochemistry and Biophysical Research Communications and it showed that turmeric helps to reverse diabetes.
- Protects your liver
The turmeric protects the liver from the harmful effects of toxins and it is even able to help in regenerating damaged liver cells. Turmeric also maintains the proper function of the gallbladder.
- Helps alkalize your body
It is a well-known fact that cancer thrives in acidic environment and turmeric is a highly alkaline.
HOW TO MAKE TURMERIC WATER
Just add one teaspoon of ground turmeric with a pinch of black pepper in warm water and mix well. Stir until you drink the whole amount. The water should be warm while you drink it.