Is Turmeric Worth Adding Into Diet?

Is Turmeric all hype? Or is it worth adding to our diets?

We’ve heard much about the spice known as turmeric, also known as curcumin. Numerous studies done on the Indian yellow spice have led to the spice being labeled as a “superfood”, a title that will be carrying over in 2018 based off of recent consumer reviews. The hype has driven the sales of the spice and doesn’t look like it’ll be stopping anytime soon. You can find turmeric almost everywhere. You can find it in tea, foods, and much more.

It’s difficult to say.

Numerous studies have been done on the effectiveness of turmeric in relation to a variety of medical conditions. The spice has been connected to possibly being able to reduce inflammation, help our boost our immune system, and being able to maintain of health of our joints. Because of the positive results received in the variety of studies, researchers are expanding the scope of how turmeric can further benefit our bodies.

However, not all results have been conclusive.

A new scientific review released earlier this year serves to remind us not to overhype things. During the review, researchers looked at scientific research that covered turmeric. Researchers say that the yellow spice may not be a superfood. The health benefits of the spice may be more limited than originally thought.

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