What makes Golden Turmeric Blend so special?
- Anti-inflammation and as an anti-oxidant
- Antiseptic and analgesic
- Reduction of joint pains
- Immunity boosting
- Detoxifier & Digestive health
- Weight management
- Blood pressure management
- Memory and brain function
Science is finally catching up with ancient wisdom
The healing power of Turmeric has become a recent focus for researchers, bringing this super spice back into the public consciousness and the media spotlight. Here’s just some of the recent news coverage…
Does turmeric really help protect us from cancer?
BBC2 Trust me I'm a Doctor.
There are thousands of studies published on turmeric, and in particular one compound thought responsible for many of the supposed health benefits: cur cumin.
So, does a regular diet of modest amounts of turmeric give us any health benefits or should we be taking supplements packed with turmeric or curcumin to ward off disease?
What does the evidence say about turmeric's health benefits?
ABC Health and Wellbeing, By James Bullen, 31 January 2018
You may have seen it popping up on cafe menus recently — the "golden latte". It's hot milk mixed with turmeric, coconut oil, maybe a bit of honey.
Turmeric has been proclaimed a superfood; a health booster — the yellow powder used as a central component in Asian cooking for thousands of years.
But what does the evidence say about the health benefits of taking turmeric? And are some forms better than others?
The secret history of the turmeric latte
SBS Food. 23rd September, 2016.
The new hipster caffeine alternative is actually a familiar favourite in other parts of the world.
Could turmeric really boost your health?
BBC News Magazine. 20th September, 2016.
Bold health claims have been made for the power of turmeric. Is there anything in them, asks Michael Mosley.
Can Turmeric Cure Our National Inflammation?
New York Magazine. 16th June, 2016.
“Scientists … agree on one thing: curcumin, the chemical turmeric produces, is a powerful anti-inflammatory.”
Turmeric and brain function
Radio National, ABC. 8th June 2016.
“A study at Australia's Swinburne University into the effects of turmeric on brain function yielded some interesting results which were published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.”
Turmeric: A New Arthritis Treatment
A Current Affair, Channel 9. 13th May 2016.
“Turmeric, the age-old cooking spice being used as a treatment for arthritis. The natural anti-inflammatory is promising relief for sufferers who say it's given them a better life.”
Turmeric latte: the ‘golden milk’ with a cult following
The Guardian. 12th May 2016.
“Like many trends, the turmeric latte may seem to have come out of nowhere. But it has been brewing for a while. The market research firm Mintel named turmeric as one of its foods to watch in 2016.”
Turmeric + fish oil could prevent type 2 diabetes
ABC Local. 15th July, 2015.
“Newcastle researchers are investigating whether an Indian spice, combined with fish oil, can prevent type two diabetes.”
Curcumin proved effective at combatting cancer
Oncology News Australia. 16th May, 2015.
“Curtin University scientists have helped re-affirm that curcumin, a chemical compound found in turmeric, is a safe and promising treatment for most cancers and other inflammation-driven diseases.”
Turmeric’s role in brain cell regeneration
Alzheimers Australia Dementia Research Foundation. 8th October, 2014.
“Adds to a growing body of literature which suggests that curcumin, another compound found in the turmeric plant, may play a role in reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease through its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-amyloid properties.”
Why Turmeric May Be The Vegetarian’s Best Friend
The Food Revolution Network. 22nd January 2015.
“The world’s most extensively researched spice continues to prove itself capable of remarkable therapeutic properties, with the latest study showing it may compensate for one of the plant-based diet’s most heavily debated shortcomings: DHA omega-3 fatty acid deficiency.”
Traditional Indian spices and their health significance
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2008;17(S1):265-268, National Institute of Nutrition, Taranaka, Hyderabad, AP, India
Studies in India have explored its anti-inflammatory, cholekinetic and anti-oxidant potentials with the recent investigations focusing on its preventive effect on pre carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and anti atherosclerotic effects in biological systems both under in vitro and in vivo conditions in animals and humans. Both turmeric and cur cumin were found to increase detoxifying enzymes, prevent DNA damage, improve DNA repair, decrease mutations and tumour formation and exhibit anti oxidative potential in animals.
Should you be easting more turmeric?
Healthy Food Guide
It's the bright yellow pigment in turmeric, called Curcumin that's thought to bring about so many health benefits
Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise
NutritionFacts.org / Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
About a teaspoon a day’s worth of turmeric for eight weeks was compared to 30 to 60 minutes of aerobic exercise a day.
This is why we add coconut oil to our drink: