Diet & Nutrition

Curcumin: Top 10 Benefits of Turmeric’s Secret Ingredient — General Health Magazine

General Health Magazine

These days, the uses of turmeric extend way beyond the spice shelf. Turmeric can be found mixed into golden milk, added to skin care serums, and even sprinkled onto rice or roasted veggies. Full of flavor, color and health benefits, there’s no doubt that turmeric makes a worthy addition to a healthy diet. At the root of the multitude of turmeric benefits is curcumin, a chemical that’s responsible for its powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

While adding turmeric to your diet can definitely bring some big benefits in terms of nutrition, going straight to the source and getting in a concentrated dose of curcumin is even better. This incredible compound can influence just about every aspect of health inside and out, from your skin all the way to your brain.

What Is Curcumin?

Curcumin is a chemical with a vibrant yellow hue that is produced by certain kinds of…

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