Turmeric is one of the most famous and used spices lately. It was usually used in the Indian cuisine, but after time, it was revealed that turmeric have many health benefits. Known for it’s specific orange color, the turmeric can be found in it’s natural root form, or reproduced as a powder. However, after making a little experiment, we’ve noticed that there are many changes that happens to our body if we take one teaspoon of turmeric every day.
-According to the medical community, about 2,000mg is the maximum amount of standardized curcumin you should take per day. When cooking with ground turmeric powder, the University of Maryland recommends 1 to 3 grams per day. One gram of ground turmeric powder is about ½ teaspoon.
Here’s what happens if you consume one teaspoon of turmeric every day:
It can replace many drugs
- Anti-inflammatory drugs
- Anti-depressants (Prozac)
- Anti-coagulants (Aspirin)
- Pain killers
- Diabetes drugs (Metformin)
- Arthritis medications
- Inflammatory bowel disease drugs
- Cholesterol drugs (Lipitor)
It is Immunity Booster
This spice contains a substance known as lipopolysaccharide, which also helps stimulate the body’s immune system. Its antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agents also help strengthen the immune system.
It helps in Gastrointestinal treatments
Many people with digestive and stomach complaints become intolerant to medical interventions because the stomach flora is already compromised and drugs can literally tear up the mucosal lining. It is proven that this condition was improved so dramatically by taking turmeric!
It regulate the cholesterol
A study done by Drugs in R & D found that turmeric is equal or more effective than diabetes medications at reducing oxidative stress and inflammation in the treatment of high cholesterol.