From preventing cancer to flu, benefits of having turmeric in winters

Here’s why you must add turmeric to your winter diet

Turmeric is one of the magic spices that you can find in Indian cuisine. The curcumin found in turmeric is known to have antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties in it, and works as a natural immunity booster. It has been scientifically proven that turmeric has several health benefits and can prevent cancer & Alzheimer’s. Not just that including turmeric in your diet can improve heart health as well. Now, when winter is here, turmeric can be a great addition to your diet and prove to be quite a wonderful spice. Here are some exclusive benefits of adding turmeric to your winter diet. (Images: Canva)

02/5Physical Ailments

Turmeric is a natural substance found on the earth. Its healing properties include relief from common winter sinus, painful joints, indigestion, and cold and cough. For instant relief, you can add a pinch of turmeric to drinks like milk and tea. Daily consumption of turmeric can also help control blood sugar levels.

03/5Removes toxins

The holiday season is a joyous time, and we tend to indulge in alcohol and other unhealthy food items. What we call “holiday weight” can be unidentified health issues by the end of the season. A hint of turmeric can go a long way towards improving liver function. Turmeric is an antioxidant that benefits the body from the inside out. To survive the harsh winters, one must consume foods rich in fats and proteins. We also consume hot beverages that may be soothing but upset the digestive system. Turmeric adds flavour to food and aids digestion. Consuming food with turmeric also gives a healthy glow to your skin, as the body gets rid of toxins

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