Turmeric is one of the most beneficial foods on the planet, and it has been used for hundreds of years as a natural medicine due to its potent medicinal properties.
It has potent anti-diabetic effects, lowers cholesterol levels, and inhibits inflammatory reactions.
A team from Munich has conducted a study which found that turmeric hinders the formation of metastases in cancer patients.
Therefore, if you add turmeric to your smoothies, it will heal wounds, tone the skin, metabolize fat, reduce cholesterol, reduce gas, purify the blood, help digestion, fight inflammation, and is a potent expectorant, and analgesic agent.
The smoothie will provide potent antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic, and anti-carcinogenic properties. The active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin, gives it a yellow color and provides most of its medicinal properties.
In 2007, the respected ethno botanist James A. Duke, Ph.D. published one of the most comprehensive summaries of turmeric benefits, in the October issue of Alternative & Complementary Therapies, and then summarized in 2008, in the July issue of the American Botanical Council publication called HerbClip.
Duke reviewed 700 studies and concluded that this amazing spice outperforms numerous pharmaceuticals in its effects in the treatments of several chronic and debilitating diseases. What’s more, it causes no side-effects!
These are the most important health benefits of turmeric which have been scientifically proven: