Three Reasons Why Your Gut Loves Turmeric

Updated: Jun 20, 2019

If you aren’t incorporating turmeric in your diet, start today.

Turmeric is that bright yellow spice often used in Indian cuisine. It’s a delicious addition to curries…but it also is a great spice to incorporate into your daily diet.  Why? Because it contains a naturally occurring compound called curcumin. Curcumin is a powerful anti-inflammatory and has been used in natural medicine for centuries.

Here are three reasons why WE love turmeric for our guts:

  1. The curcumin in turmeric helps relax the muscles in the digestive tract to facilitate proper digestion

  2. Turmeric helps relieve gas and bloating

  3. The anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric can help reduce inflammation

Don’t know where to start incorporating this potent spice?

Here are a few resources, including recipes and products:

Incorporating turmeric at breakfast, via Mind Body Green

Turmeric granola bar recipe, via Including Cake

The nine best turmeric tea brands, via Best Products

24K gold vanilla turmeric latte, via Ambitious Kitchen

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