Used in India for thousands of years as both a spice and medicinal herb, part of Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric has grown in popularity over the years. It is a well-researched herb known to be an effective natural method to help improve the way we age. Sometimes called Indian saffron or
Our skin is the body’s biggest organ, however, it’s also the most sensitive to environmental pollutants that include stress, pollution, poor diet as well as irregular sleep cycles. This then results in dull, lifeless and aged skin. Luckily, certain ingredients exist that can help to maintain health as well as
To fight the bloat is a battle that even the best of us struggle with. We’ve all had those evenings that end in a full and uncomfortable belly that sticks out a bit more than usual. But why does this happen and can you stop it? It really depends on
This wholesome, warming soup is straight out of the pages of NuSeed, and it is sure to enhance your dinner table with its rich flavors and hues. Containing turmeric, apple cider vinegar, ginger and butternut, its antioxidative health benefits are myriad. Ingredients required: 1 cup chopped onions 2 celery ribs,
There have been differing views on whether or not coffee is healthy for you. However, everyone can agree that nothing is healthy in excess. When we are in the office, we tend to ply ourselves with coffee, and, occasionally, guiltily reach for a cup of tea to try to even
This quick recipe serves 4. It contains turmeric, good protein, fresh spices and healthy noodles for energy – and can be fired up for a after-school lunch in no time! Ingredients: Oil for frying 4cm piece grated fresh turmeric or 15ml ground turmeric 2 cloves garlic crushed 2cm piece grated
Inflammation is a process whereby the body attempts to heal and protect itself. However, sometimes the fire can burn for a little too long. If you’re suffering from a cold, your body will respond with a fever in hopes of healing you. The main duty of this process is to
These three ground turmeric recipes are a delicious and gluten-free way to start the day. 1. Ground Turmeric & Chia Breakfast Bircher Muesli Ingredients 1/4 cup gluten-free oats 1/4 cup chia seeds 2cm grated fresh turmeric or 1 tbsp (15ml) ground turmeric 1 cup (250ml) almond or soya milk Fresh fruit
Antibiotic resistance is a growing public health concern worldwide. According to the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) when antibiotics don’t work, the result can be “longer illnesses, more complicated illnesses, more doctor visits, the use of stronger and more expensive drugs and even more deaths caused by bacterial infections”.
Yoga isn’t the only gift traditional Indian cultures have shared with the west. Turmeric is one of many potent spices treasured by Ayurvedic doctors, and for a good reason. Being the subject of over 7000 peer-reviewed scientific articles, turmeric shows ancient Indian medicine had it right with their bright orange root.