3 REASONS TO ADD TURMERIC TO YOUR DAY

3 REASONS TO ADD TURMERIC TO YOUR DAY

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Author: Rhiannon Lytle February 28, 2019

Turmeric is all the rage. It has been touted for its outstanding anti-inflammatory properties, but it is nothing new. Turmeric has been used for centuries. It has been said to help combat illness, boost brain function, and support the ageing process.

However, it’s actually the curcumin, that is found in the spice that holds the medicinal properties. Not only does it have strong anti-inflammatory effects, but it also is high in antioxidants.

Turmeric must be paired with black pepper to ensure your body properly absorbs the curcumin. When we absorb curcumin, we can actually use the medical properties. As well, curcumin is a fat-soluble substance, so pair it with a healthy fat, like rubbing it on wild caught salmon, or cook it in coconut oil before adding your veggies. That’s why Organika’s new Turmeric Mylk Latte powder actually includes both black pepper, and coconut mylk powder.

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Now, let’s get into some of the major benefits of turmeric that we discussed above.

 

1. It is a natural anti-inflammatory.

You have likely heard this one a few times. First, let’s clear up the idea that inflammation is bad, because it is not. In fact your body needs inflammation to help fight off the bad stuff that can cause you to become sick, or suffer from infection.

However, we now deal with a lower level of inflammation on a regular basis, which has been termed “chronic inflammation”. This results in many chronic diseases that society experiences today.

By including curcumin in your day, through both supplementation and adding turmeric to foods, you can boost your body’s ability to fight chronic inflammation.

2. It increases antioxidant capacity.

Your antioxidant load increases based on where you live, what household products you use, your makeup, what you eat, what you drink… the list can go on.

However, it is clear that antioxidants play a huge role in our body’s ability to stay healthy and delay signs of ageing (both internally, and externally).

Luckily, turmeric packs a double-antioxidant punch.

3. Turmeric may help boost brain function.

The curcumin found in turmeric may help to increase our brain levels of something called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). BDNF is a growth hormone that works in your brain to help grow new neurons and helps to reduce degenerative processes.

Being deficient in BDNF can result in cognitive disorders, including alzheimer’s and depression.

That’s why Organika created a new Turmeric Mylk Latte, so that you can have an easy-to-make, anti-inflammatory drink on hand in just minutes.

Try it today to start adding the benefits of turmeric to your routine!

Learn More about lattes here: 

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DISCLAIMER

The information provided herein is for informational purposes only. The products or claims made about specific nutrients or products are reviewed and evaluated by Organika based on available scientific evidence on its initiative. Such applications, however, have not been specifically assessed by Health Canada. Organika makes no guarantee or warranty with respect to any products sold, and shall not be responsible for any indirect, inconsequential and/or special damages for the reliance on or use of any information contained herein. This information is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or another medical professional. You should not use this information for diagnosing a health problem or disease but should always consult your physician.

Take Advantage of ALL the Phytonutrients in your Turmeric

Take Advantage of ALL the Phytonutrients in your Turmeric

Cultures from around the world have used herbs for countless therapeutic and culinary purposes—for seasoning, for inspiring, for enjoying, and for healing. Herbs contain some of the most amazing natural compounds that we know. When it comes to medicinal herbs for health, there are different ways of unlocking an herb’s unique profile of phytonutrients for our bodies’ benefit. Some compounds are water soluble (like those in tea leaves), others are best extracted using ethanol (alcohol). Still other compounds may be fats or oils that won’t dissolve well in water or alcohol.

Fortunately, New Chapter’s extraction technologies help us preserve a plant’s beneficial compounds, including its beneficial fats and oils. At New Chapter, we aim to deliver Nature’s whole wisdom in our supplements. To do so, we use full-spectrum methods that include traditional methods as well as supercritical CO2 extraction. What is supercritical extraction? It’s a proprietary process that uses natural carbon dioxide to gently extract delicate plant compounds, including beneficial oils. The method can also highly concentrate phytonutrients, so the constituents of the finest whole herbs can be delivered in just one or two capsules. Known as the “King of Herbs” in Ayurvedic medicine, Turmeric has been used and revered in traditional herbal systems for thousands of years. At New Chapter®, we truly believe that Turmeric is one of the world’s most important herbs. Have you ever experienced joint pain? Many people have inflammation in their joints, such as their elbows or knees. Joint inflammation is actually part of the natural healing process of the body, but it does tend to manifest as pain and discomfort. What’s more, if joint inflammation lasts for several weeks or longer, daily activities and overall mobility may become limited. Fortunately, the Wisdom of Nature provides effective botanicals that can help provide joint comfort. Turmeric, in particular, is used as an anti-inflammatory to help relieve joint pain. Turmeric Force from New Chapter delivers two types of Turmeric extract to provide you with the rhizome’s valuable phytonutrients. Turmeric Force is also used as a liver protectant.  New Chapters Turmeric Force uses all constituents if the Turmeric root.  Rather than extract Curcumin from the Turmeric root, New Chapter keeps all constituents intact and in its whole food form.

There are over 250 constituents that are all beneficial to your own bodies natural inflammation response. New Chapters Turmeric is kept in its whole food form so your body can recognize it as food, absorbing all of Its benefits as nature had intended.

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