Turmeric is one of the oldest and well-known ingredients of Ayurvedic texts and most popular spices of Indian cooking. Turmeric is normally known as Haldi in India, and it has much more to offer. Ancient Ayurveda has always advised that drink Golden milk (Haldi Doodh) on a daily basis to stay fit and live a healthy lifestyle. Now, this formula is getting popular in the Indian market at a rapid rate as it is a storehouse of healthy properties. Benefits of turmeric milk go beyond wound healing!!! Benefits of turmeric milk are many such as it can strengthen your immune system, improve the health of your heart, skin care, etc.
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Golden Milk / Haldi Doodh a Day can Keep Health Problems Away!
Ayurveda texts suggest that consumption of turmeric milk is really good on a daily basis because golden turmeric milk is Enriched with the goodness of nature. Additionally, turmeric has some amazing medicinal properties, some of them are inclusive of antiseptic, anti-inflammatory properties, anti-microbial, anti-allergic properties, etc,. These properties further help in preventing as well as recovering several health problems. It must be your grandmother’s favorite recipe for most of the health ailments, which are getting popular these days. In fact, a blend of turmeric and hot milk a day can keep several diseases at bay.
Turmeric Latte (Turmeric Milk) for Immunity System
Immunity is our body’s natural ability to protect itself from diseases caused by bacteria and viruses. Thus, it is known as the body’s first line of defense system. Studies show that turmeric plays a major role in building the immunity of the body. Consuming turmeric through food is one of the most natural ways to build immunity of the body. Many studies have also shown that turmeric is a rich source of antioxidants and focuses on reducing free radicals in the body. It also helps in stimulating the body’s enzymes to build immunity and lead to overall well-being. Additionally, with antibacterial properties, it may reduce the chances of infections and common cold and flu, which tends to improve the immune system.
Curcumin – Most Important & Active Component of Turmeric
Curcumin is a naturally-occurring chemical compound found in the spice turmeric. Turmeric, on the other hand, is the root of a plant which is scientifically known as Curcuma Longa and that’s probably where curcumin gets its name from. The noticeable thing is curcuminoids only comprise a small part of turmeric. So, in order to get the anti-inflammatory effect, one needs to get 500 to 1,000 milligrams of curcumin per day. One fresh teaspoon of ground turmeric has around 200 milligrams of curcumin. Curcumin benefits include a strong Anti-inflammatory property and low-level of inflammation play a major role in various chronic diseases such as cardiac, metabolic syndrome, etc.
Keeping its importance in mind, our turmeric latte has 2gm turmeric, so you can say 400mg of curcumin.
Turmeric – Powerhouse of Health Benefits
Ancient Indian civilization knows the facts & most of the benefits of turmeric, which is based on the research done in the west. Turmeric contains compounds with a lot of medicinal properties. Curcumin, the main active component in turmeric, has powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-ageing, antiseptic and antibiotic properties. Turmeric health benefits lie in these medicinal properties.
Consumption of turmeric milk on a regular basis is known to improve brain functions, lower risk of heart disease. Additionally, it also helps in preventing health conditions like Arthritis, joint pain, memory health. Turmeric milk helps in lowering the blood sugar level and may help in maintaining a good mood. Turmeric is also known to improve mind related disorders like depression and anxiety. With a strong antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties, turmeric milk/ haldi doodh helps in reducing infections.
Turmeric Milk for Naturally Glowing Skin
According to the studies, including turmeric milk in your diet leads to good skin health. Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which bring out the natural glow of your skin. Additionally, with anti aging properties it may fight with free radicals that lead younger-looking skin. It also helps in healing wounds faster by reducing inflammation and oxidation. Turmeric milk reduces acne breakouts and also helps in reducing its marks. Moreover, it is helpful in psoriasis conditions.
Fact About Turmeric and Weight Loss Everyone Should Know
Along with the immunity support DIET-INDUCED WEIGHT LOSS is also a popular term these days. According to the studies, Turmeric contains dietary fibers which helps in the prevention of excessive weight gain and aids fat reduction. With antioxidant properties of curcumin, it helps in dealing with stomach issues, bloating, obesity and much more. This means that when you consume haldi with milk especially, it accelerates your weight loss process. But, it is not a primary way to lose weight, it will definitely give a boost to your weight loss plans.