7 Benefits of Turmeric for A Thriving and Well Mid Life

I have started using Turmeric and I love it.  It has some wonderful medicinal qualities, especially for women in midlife. 

Turmeric has a component in it called Curcumin which is a powerful antioxidant that can fight colon cancer, prevent cystic fibrosis, and help with the aging process.

It seems that every day I find out something beneficial about using spices and herbs to help improve my health and overall wellness.  Using Turmeric as a part of my daily regime is changing my life for the better. 

Turmeric should be essential for your mid-life strategy for full life living.

Turmeric can help with: 

  • Feeling Emotionally Better - Turmeric can help with depression, anxiety and stress and overall mood swings.  It is a great alternative to taking Prozak or some other kind of medication.  
  • Fighting Your Fat - Turmeric can help with revving up your metabolism to burn calories and can result in weight loss. 
  • Freeing You from Inflammation - Turmeric helps significantly with inflammation that causes chronic disease like arthritis, and other aches and pains.  
  • Flawless Skin - Turmeric can help with blemishes, pimples, acne, and wrinkles.  It can also help with uneven skin tones and pigmentation.
  • Fueling Detoxification - Turmeric can help to detoxify the liver and reduce the overall toxicity of the body. 
  • Following Your Heart to Health - Turmeric can increase your cardiovascular heart health. Tumeric can help to prevent damaged cell walls, prevent plaque build-up and lower blood pressure, which can cause serious health issues over time. 
  • Finding Increased Brain Function - Turmeric can enhance brain function by increasing focus and concentration as well as boosting memory retention. 
Great Recipes Using Turmeric

Turmeric Stir Fry Vegetables 
1. Heat up the burner to a medium heat.  Add coconut oil, carrots, cauliflower, salt and pepper, turmeric, cumin, and water.
2. Add the eggplant and stir and put a lid on for about 1 more minute until the eggplant is tender
2. Remove from burner and add garlic cloves and toss and serve immediately. 

Turmeric Rice 
1. Heat coconut oil in a saucepan until hot 
2. Add onion and fry for around 5 minutes, until softened 
3. Add turmeric and fry for about a minute, until fragrant
4. Add the rice and fry for a couple of minutes 

Turmeric Salad Dressing
1. 4 cloves of garlic
2. 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil OR cold pressed, unrefined avocado oil 
3. 3 tablespoons lemon juice 
4. 2 teaspoons raw honey 
5. 2 teaspoons turmeric
6. 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
7. 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 
8 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 

Turmeric Salad Dressing 
    1. 4 cloves garlic.
    2. 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil OR cold pressed unrefined avocado oil.
    3. 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
    4. 2 teaspoons raw honey.
    5. 2 teaspoons turmeric.
    6. 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard.
    7. 3 tablespoons hemp seeds.
    8. 1/8 teaspoon black pepper