Sharing Our Secret Curry Spice- 5 Health Benefits of Turmeric

By November 6, 2017January 13th, 2018Healthy Living

Turmeric boasts not only many medicinal uses and anti-inflammatory capabilities but, it tastes great too! See why it is just one of our many Thai Street Kitchen secret spices!

Want to know what makes our Thai Street Kitchen curry so incredibly awesome? Turmeric!

Turmeric is just one of our many secret spices that makes our Thai food not only taste great but, healthy too.

Turmeric is grown in India and other Southeast Asian countries. The root of the Curcuma longa plant is dried and ground into what we know as turmeric powder. One of the active curcuminoids (active substances in turmeric powder) is curcumin.

The striking yellow appearance and slightly mustard smell are among turmeric’s most identifiable characteristics. The pepper-like bitterness makes it the perfect accompaniment to a variety of dishes, curry’s, soups, and sauces.

5 Health Benefits of TurmericTurmeric boasts not only many medicinal uses and anti-inflammatory capabilities but, it tastes great too! See why it is just one of our many Thai Street Kitchen secret spices!

Anti-Inflammatory – curcumins ability to control and decrease inflammation in the body is arguably one of the greatest benefits to using this ancient spice. Consumption of turmeric has been recommended for those persons struggling with arthritic pain, gout, and muscle pain related to physical activity. Turmeric has proven itself in science to be a successful natural alternative to many of its pharmaceutical counterparts.

Treatment Of Skin Conditions – the antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric can accelerate the healing process of many common skin issues. Curcumin is full of antioxidants: making it the perfect anti-aging, acne fighting, and flawless skin alternatives.

Cancer – while the research is still underway curcumins powerful antioxidant agent properties have positively proven its ability to help fight cancer. Turmeric has been found to kill off existing cells while, further preventing the development of new ones. It may also help those patients who have developed a chemotherapy resistance in response to treatment according to a recent study by researchers Baylor Scott & White Research Institute.

Gastrointestinal Issues – curcumin has been found to not only heal the gut but also simultaneously support the good bacteria. Thus, making curcumin supplementation a healthy alternative for those persons suffering from IBD, Crohn’s Disease, or colitis.

Steroid Alternative – a number of studies have proven turmeric’s healing benefits while it lacks the negative side effects often experienced by its pharmaceutical counterparts. Compared with corticosteroids: turmeric has proven beneficial in treating arthritis, chronic pain, lupus, psoriasis, and many others.

So, what do you say? How about stopping by Thai Street Kitchen today and, treat yourself to one of our mouth watering, immune supporting curry dishes! Our curry is sure to be a win for the taste buds and for your over all health.

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Jenny Irvine

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