Turmeric Potent Anti-Inflammatory Spice
The anti-inflammatory power of turmeric comes from its compound called curcumin. Studies have shown curcumin to have anti-tumor and anti-oxidant properties. Turmeric is excellent source of all of Manganese, iron, vitamin B6, potassium nutrients and vitamins. As an anti-inflammatory agent, turmeric is known to treat many conditions including jaundice, menstrual difficulties, flatulence and toothache etc
Pineapple Anti-Inflammatory Properties
Pineapples contains enzyme called bromelain which plays a major role in the body’s healing process. Bromelain is a natural potent anti-inflammatory agent. Bromelain is very effective in treating bruises, sprains and strains by reducing swelling, tenderness and pain. This powerful anti-inflammatory effect can also help relieve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Pineapples are great source of vitamin C, a commonly known antioxidant that protects the body from free radical damage and boosts the immune system.
Pineapple & Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe
1 cup diced pineapple
1 tsp turmeric powder or freshly grated
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp shredded coconut
1/2 lime, peeled
1 cup water or coconut water
Optional: maca powder
A dash of black pepper (it help with the absorption of curcumin in turmeric)
Blend all ingredients together and enjoy!
Other Health Benefits Of Turmeric
Turmeric’s antioxidant properties fight cancer-causing free radicals, reducing or preventing some of the damage they can cause.
Turmeric improves brain health and slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s by removing amyloyd plaque buildup in the brain.
Turmeric improves blood sugar levels and reduces insulin resistance to prevent diabetes type II.
Curcumin may be nearly as powerful as Prozac for relieving symptoms of depression.
Other Health Benefits Of Pineapple
Pineapples are packed full of an enzyme called “bromelain”, which aids in the digestion of protein and can help in preventing blood clot formation.
Also useful in Arthritis, High Blood Pressure, remove intestinal worms, Prevents nausea, also cure Constipation.
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