Saturday, 13 May 2017


Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color. It may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. It has been used in India for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb. Many high quality studies show that turmeric has major benefits for your body and brain. Discover the top 7 science-based health benefits of turmeric in this infographic by Hurtigtslank.

Infographic Sources:
Role of curcumin in systemic and oral health: An overview
2. Influence of piperine on the pharmacokinetics of curcumin in animals and human volunteers
3. Inflammation in atherosclerosis
4. Activation of Transcription Factor NF-κB Is Suppressed by Curcumin (Diferuloylmethane)
5. Safety and anti-inflammatory activity of curcumin: a component of turmeric (Curcuma longa)
6. Efficacy of curcumin in the management of chronic anterior uveitis
7. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin
8. Detoxification and antioxidant effects of curcumin in rats experimentally exposed to mercury
9. Alterations of serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in depressed patients with or without antidepressants
10. Curcumin reverses the effects of chronic stress on behavior, the HPA axis, BDNF expression and phosphorylation of CREB
11. The protective role of curcumin in cardiovascular diseases
12. Effects of curcuminoids on frequency of acute myocardial infarction after coronary artery bypass grafting
13. Efficacy and safety of curcumin in major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial

Top image: Turmeric. Credit: Ayurvedic India/Flickr.

[Source: Hurtigtslank.]

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