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Ingredient spotlight: turmerics health benefits

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Turmeric, often called the "golden spice," has been a staple in Indian cuisine and traditional medicine for centuries. It's time to shed some light on this powerful ingredient, its numerous benefits, and how to effortlessly incorporate it into your morning ritual with Moksha. Get ready to embark on a journey to better health and wellness with the help of this vibrant spice.

The Wonders of Turmeric

Turmeric, scientifically known as Curcuma longa, is a member of the ginger family and boasts a myriad of health benefits. It's rich in curcumin, a bioactive compound known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-carcinogenic properties. Let's delve deeper into these benefits:

    • Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouse: Curcumin in turmeric helps alleviate inflammation, which is at the root of many chronic health issues like arthritis, heart disease, and Alzheimer's.
    • Antioxidant Boost: Curcumin neutralises harmful free radicals, which are responsible for cell damage and ageing, helping to keep you feeling and looking youthful.
    • Promotes Brain Health: Curcumin has been found to boost brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a protein that supports brain health and prevents age-related cognitive decline.
    • Heart Health: Turmeric can improve endothelial function and reduce inflammation, which is essential to maintaining a healthy heart.
    • May Help Fight Cancer: Studies suggest that curcumin may help prevent and treat cancer by inhibiting the growth of cancerous cells.

    Incorporating Turmeric into Your Morning Ritual

    Including turmeric in your daily routine doesn't have to be complicated. One effortless way to get a daily dose of this golden spice is with Moksha. Moksha is a coffee alternative that offers a convenient and delicious way to get the benefits of turmeric while seamlessly fitting into your morning ritual. Start with a Moksha latte and feel the benefits of other superfoods and adaptogenic mushrooms.


    Dive deeper

    1. Curcumin: A Review of Its' Effects on Human Health. Foods Link

    2. Efficacy of Turmeric Extracts and Curcumin for Alleviating the Symptoms of Joint Arthritis Link

    3. The therapeutic potential of curcumin Link