Benefits of Turmeric
ENCOURAGES HEALTHY CHOLESTEROL LEVELS.
I know oxidative stress brought on to the body by chronic inflammation and high blood sugar to cause high cholesterol.
BOOSTS STRESS TOLERANCE
In herbal medicine, we term some botanicals “adaptogen”, which means they can modulate the release of stress hormones from the adrenal glands. It can help you adapt better to physical and emotional stress and be more resilient to anything that comes your way.
Turmeric Is Good For Your Brain
There is another powerful compound present in turmeric that has not been studied as much as curcumin – aromatic turmerone or ar-turmerone. Research has found that this compound promotes repair in the stem cells of the brain – the same stem cells that can help in the recovery from neurodegenerative diseases like stroke and Alzheimer’s. Studies also suggest that curcumin may help to improve memory in Alzheimer’s patients
SUPPORTS WEIGHT LOSS
Elevated stress can cause sudden weight gain. However, when stress hormones (cortisol) get out of whack, fat accumulates near the stomach because the cells in the stomach are more sensitive to cortisol and very effective at storing energy. Turmeric helps you balance your stress hormones, it can help stop that extra spare tire from forming around your waist.
SUPPORTS HEALTHY METABOLISM
Turmeric used to treat diabetes in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine for years. A 2013 review of scientific studies found that curcumin stabilizes glucose levels in the blood. It helps with complications related to diabetes. The researchers found that those taking (curcumin) had lower fasting blood glucose.