Wayland Chiropractor Explains The Hype Around Turmeric

Wayland MI Chiropractor Explains The Hype Around Turmeric

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You may have heard of turmeric and that it can be good for your health in Wayland MI, but you may be wondering what is turmeric and why has it been acclaimed to improve your health. Turmeric is a root that has been used for centuries because of its healing properties. It has been traditionally used in Chinese and Indian folk medicine but as more research has been done, and its health benefits proven, it has become more mainstream. The powerful anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties of turmeric are what makes it so desirable.

Health Benefits of Turmeric in Wayland MI

There have been over 7,000 peer-reviewed articles published evaluating the health benefits of turmeric and the chemical compound curcumin, which is found in turmeric. A few of the most recent studies published show that turmeric and curcumin can:

  • Increase your lifespan
  • Protect against oxidative stress
  • Kill fungus
  • Kill bladder cancer cells
  • Destroy lung cancer cells
  • Lower cholesterol levels
  • Protect cognitive/memory cells

Some of the health conditions turmeric may help with are:

  • Chronic Inflammation and Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Skin Aging and Acne
  • Brain Health and Memory

You may be wondering how much turmeric you need to consume daily to get these health benefits. Adults are recommended to consume 450mg of curcumin capsules each day or up to 3 grams of turmeric. Turmeric root can also be made into a tea by taking 1 to 1.5 grams of dried root and steeping it in 5 to 8 ounces of hot water for 15 minutes and drinking that twice daily.


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