Boost Your Health By Using Turmeric in Your Daily Routine

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Turmeric has surged in popularity during the last year and is one of the most searched food items on the internet. But what exactly is it???

The spice, native to southwest India, has a ton of health benefits. The bright yellow spice can help prevent heart attacks, settle an upset stomach, combat diabetes and cancer, help protect the brain, and help joint pain. Turmeric can be used in both foods and in everyday practices. Check out some ideas below on how to incorporate the spice into your everyday life!

Tea

Prevent a cold with some turmeric tea. The tea will sooth your throat and help with that nasty cough.

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Bonus! You can store the tea concoction in your refrigerator for a month. Find out how to brew your own here.

Curry

Turmeric can be used in many different curry recipes. The spice gives the dish a bitter flavor and is responsible for the bright color.

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Source: Asian Food Channel

Check out how to make your own homemade chicken turmeric here.

Smoothies

The spice can also be taken on-the-go in the form of a smoothie.

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The spice pairs nicely with ginger, lemon, and coconut water. See the full smoothie recipe here.

Rice

Keep it simple and eat the immune-boosting spice in rice.

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Source: Breville Food Thinkers

Simply stir it in and let it cook. See more details here.

Face Mask

It may look a little odd, but the bright yellow spice is great for your skin.

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Source: Nguyen Quyet

The spice helps with acne, dark circles, and rosacea. See how to make your own face mask here.

Toothpaste

It’s time to get rid of your store bought toothpaste and try this homemade remedy.

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Source: FitLifeTV

Turmeric can help prevent gum inflammation and keep your teeth white at the same time. Check out how to make your own here.

(H/T Insider)

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