What is Tumeric Powder?
Tumeric is a traditional Indian spice (root) belonging to the ginger family which is used in day to day preparing of meals and dishes.
The root undergoes few procedures before getting ground into fine powder. There are two types of tumeric.
A thin and long one for cooking and a fat and short one for cosmetic purposes I have tried my best to summarize the health benefits of them
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1. Tumeric powder as a coloring agent
The use of tumeric powder as a coloring and flavoring for food dates back to the ancient Vedic culture of India.
It is used in almost all Indian curries and has hardly no calories ( 1 teaspoon= 24 calories ) and zero cholesterol.
It is rich in dietary fiber,iron, potassium,magnesium and vitamin B6
2. Tumeric powder for weight loss
Tumeric helps promote weight loss and reduce the incidence of obesity. Tumeric powder is fat soluble you can use it with items like fried chips or non-vegetarian food items.
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3. Tumeric powder for skin related issues
Sprinkling tumeric powder over cuts,or burns speeds up the healing process.
Applying numeric powder on your face will reduce wrinkles and prevents pimples and other skin related problems.
4. Tumeric powder for cough,cold and throat issues.
Add half a teaspoon of numeric powder along with half a teaspoon of black pepper to milk and boil well,add a little sugar and mix.
This will cure chronic cough and throat irritations.
Burning a tumeric stick over the flame and inhaling the smoke gives relief from cold and nose block .
Add 2 tablespoons of numeric powder to boiling water and inhale the vapor. Cover yourself with a blanket so the vapor won’t escape.
The hot vapor makes you sweat and gives instant relief from cold,nose congestion and sneezing.
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5. Tumeric powder for cholesterol, Type 2 diabetes
Numeric powder is an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant agent to treat a wide variety of conditions including bloody urine, hemorrhage, tooth ache, relieves rheumatoid arthritis jaundice and menstrual difficulties.
The main ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, boosting immunity is one of the most important properties of curcumin it also helps to maintain cholesterol levels. and slows the aging process.
Cur cumin protects against certain liver diseases, prevents the development of Type 2 diabetes in people with prediabetes.
You can not only use tumeric as a coloring agent but also it will make a wonderful aroma that also enhances the food.
Different Ways of Consuming Tumeric in foods
- Meat (chicken ,lamb)
- Indian curries
- French fries
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