According to the Huff Post, Turmeric will
1. help upset stomachs and heartburn
2. ward off heart disease, cancer, and joint pain
3. help your brain function
4. even help ward off depression, and produce 'happy' brain chemicals
the bright orange color adds color and fun to food, and the flavor (similar to ginger but spicier) adds zip.
Here's a recipe for a shot of wellness juice with Turmeric and Ginger
Yield: 1 serving
Total Time: 5 minutes
1 (1-inch) piece of ginger
1 (1-inch) piece of turmeric
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon raw honey
Pinch freshly ground pepper
Special equipment: juicer
Juice ginger and turmeric. Mix with juice of 1 lemon, honey, and a pinch of black pepper. Serve immediately.
Written by Merce Muse. Reposted with permission from Thrive Market.