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Tumeric is the yellow coloured spice found in curry powder. Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric that gives it it’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Curcumin may help prevent cancer by interfering with cellular signals, and may also help reduce symptoms through cancer treatment.

In addition to its cancer nutrition benefits, it also wards of Alzheimer’s, reduces the risk of heart disease, combats inflammatory illnesses, fights off the cold or flu, and assists those with diabetes.

You can enjoy turmeric with this warm and comforting Tumeric Tea (aka Golden Milk).

tumeric tea

Ingredients:

1 cup almond milk (or milk of your choice like coconut milk)

½ teaspoon turmeric

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon honey

¼ teaspoon ground ginger (or fresh, finely chopped or grated)

*optional, add a dash of cayenne or cardamom

Directions:

Heat the milk over the stove top without scalding. Stir in remaining ingredients until dissolved. 

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