Fresh Turmeric and Why You Should Be Eating More of It

Have you ever wondered what to do with fresh turmeric root? We would encourage including turmeric as part of your diet because of its healthy properties at least several times in a month, whether eaten cooked, raw or as a powder (curcumin). Learn more about the benefits of fresh turmeric root.

Turmeric has medicinal value as well, which Diane Morgan reviews in Roots: “The yellow compound found in the rhizome is curcumin, which has been the focus of several scientific studies into its anti-inflammatory and anticancer potential, based on its antioxidant strength.” It’s also used in Ayurvedic medicine to heal wounds, relieve abdominal pain, and treat a wide variety of other ailments.

Read more at: https://food52.com/blog/12073-fresh-turmeric-and-why-you-should-be-eating-more-of-it

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