Labelled a ‘super spice’ because of it’s multiple awesome properties, Tumeric is one of the most powerful spices when it comes to all the good it can do your body. It contains Curcumin, which has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Curcumin has also been shown to help relieve the pain of arthritis, injuries and even dental procedures! Cook with it, add it to big one-pot dishes, and experiment with it’s flavour to incorporate it into your diet for 2017.
Lily Soutter, Nutritionist and weight loss expert at lilysoutternutrition.com explains, “This bright yellow spice is best known for it’s potent anti-inflammatory benefits. It is the curcumin within turmeric, which has been used to treat inflammatory conditions like arthritis as well as playing a role within cancer prevention and protecting against heart disease.”