Turmeric is that nuclear orange spice that you may or may not have seen on seemingly every new-age food offerings, salads and even lattes.
Turmeric is a plant-based spice that’s been used for centuries by Eastern Asian medical practitioners. More recently, it’s grown in popularity stateside because of its anti-inflammatory (reducing pain) and antioxidant effects (good for liver), for aiding digestion and delivering iron, potassium and B6.
It gets better. Curcumin, an active ingredient in turmeric, has been linked to antidepressant and anti-anxiety effects.
For our male readers, if you’re not sold yet, studies have also shown that curcumin can increase blood flow. Below the belt. To your member. It’s also been shown to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer cells. So turmeric has you covered…front and back. The Feel Good AF team are big proponents of turmeric in the spice cabinet. It’s great to season a pan with before cooking, adding to a nutritious rice or pasta dish, soup, eggs or cooked greens. Go get yourself some, so you can talk a big turmeric game and spread this feel-good nutritional message!