New Delhi, Lifestyle Desk. Turmeric Benefits In Winters: Turmeric is such a magical spice that you will find it in many types of Indian dishes. The curcumin found in turmeric has antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties, and acts as a natural immunity booster. It has been scientifically proven that turmeric has many health benefits, including preventing diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s. Not only this, adding turmeric to the diet can also improve heart health. Now that the winter season is over, turmeric can add many benefits to your diet. So let’s know about the benefits of eating turmeric in winter:

health problems

Turmeric being a natural spice, its healing properties include relieving the common cold, sinus, joint pain, indigestion, and cough. You can add a pinch of turmeric to milk and tea to get instant relief from these problems. Consuming turmeric daily can also help control blood sugar levels.

flushes out toxins

The holiday season is a happy time, during which we tend to consume a lot of alcohol and other junk foods. What is called ‘holiday weight’ can also take the form of an illness at the end of the season. A pinch of turmeric can be consumed to improve the function of your liver. Turmeric is one such antioxidant, which benefits the body both inside and out.

flu relief

The winter season begins with the flu. In most households in India, turmeric milk is considered a natural medicine. Most pregnant women also resort to turmeric milk in mild flu. Turmeric helps eliminate bacterial infections and relieves sore throat.

Turmeric is one such spice which is favorite of every family throughout the year. It not only enhances the taste of food, but also improves health. The healing properties of turmeric were studied for its blood-thinning properties, reducing the risk of cancer, and treating Alzheimer’s.

Disclaimer: The tips and tricks given in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Be sure to consult your doctor or dietitian before making any changes to your diet.

Edited By: Ruhee Parvez