Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-fungal
Anti-inflammatory
Anti-viral qualities
Combats fatigue
Fights asthma
Fights free radicals
Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
Increases stamina
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of diabetes
May reduce risk of heart disease
May regulate blood sugar
Promotes healthy gums and teeth
Reduces risk of colon cancer

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp (dried); Calories: 24; Fat: .7g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Carbs: 4.4g; Fiber: 1.4g; Sugars: .2g; Protein: .5g; Potassium: 4%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 3%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 15%DV

Did You Know?

  • If you have a cut or burn, you can sprinkle turmeric powder on the affected area to speed up the healing process
  • Curcumin, the pigment that gives turmeric its yellow color, has demonstrated anti-inflammatory qualities similar to hydrocortisone and Motrin
  • Curcumin is poorly absorbed in the bloodstream, black pepper (piperine) enhances the absorption

 

Ways to Eat:

  • As a spice

Farming Trivia:

  • Turmeric is a tropical plant that does well when given abundant heat and moisture
  • A spoonful of turmeric added to the water in water-cooled radiators will stop leaks
  • A single turmeric plant can yield approximately 700 grams of consumable root

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.