Going to a trendy café to snag a turmeric latte can set you back a few dollars, while making one at home requires time, different spices, and a very stained blender. Here’s an easier way to get your golden milk fix with these ready to go turmeric blends.
The Health Benefits of Turmeric
Besides being a truly trendy spice, (turmeric infused skincare, anyone?) turmeric is packed with health benefits. Turmeric is rich in bioflavonoids, beta-carotene, and vitamins C and A. It also contains a variety of other nutrients including manganese, iron, manganese, potassium, and phosphorus, too.
Turmeric’s main claim to fame is its active compound curcumin, which may be responsible for many of the spices noted health benefits.
According to a 2014 study published in Biotechnology Advances, more than 6,000 articles published within the past twenty years have researched the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and anticancer activities associated with curcumin.
“Over sixty five clinical trials conducted on this molecules, have shed light on the role of curcumin in various chronic conditions, including autoimmune, cardiovascular, neurological, and psychological diseases, as well as diabetes and cancer,” according to the study.