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Easy Tumeric mix

I see so much about the benefits of this and decided to find an easy way to take it as I don't like capsule form. Not only is it easy but I loved the taste! This makes a batch for ease of use. OK. Get a screw top jar and add

3 tablespoons tumeric

2 tablespoon black pepper

1 tablespoon ground ginger

Shake vigorously to combine it all.

To make one dose add one teaspoonful of this powder to a cup of liquid (I like coconut water but soya milk, almond milk or whatever you like). I make a little paste first before topping it up as it mixes easier. Then drink! Its not horrid at all. I tasted pepper and ginger but not tumeric. I would keep the powder mix in fridge. So you always have a tumeric mix on hand. Try it! If it helps with pain you have nothing to lose right?

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Tumeric Latte is excellent also sprinkle Tumeric over rice when cooking it amazing

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What are the health benefits?

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Well the one I read most about is that it has anti inflammatory properties and can help a lot with RA. Many on this site take it in some form. But it has other benefits too and I don't know much about them so you should read up about it on the internet.

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Thanks. My wife use it in cooking the three above mentioned items and other things.

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I got this from a tumeric health website. You can make lattes and hot drinks but this is so quick and easy. I aim to drink two glasses a day. Hope it helps!

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Taken from Naturalsociety.com...Important to take a little 'fat' with the mix to maximise the absorption and use of the actve ingredient Curcumin...

How To Optimize Turmeric Absorption For Super-Boosted Benefits

Elizabeth Renter BY ELIZABETH RENTER

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

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turmeric powderWhen we talk about eating foods for their specific health benefits, many people think simply eating the food is enough. For instance, if you struggle with inflammatory bowel disease and have read that turmeric is effective in healing many digestive issues, you may simply get a turmeric (curcumin) supplement to start taking. But you would be overlooking one crucial fact about turmeric that could mean the difference between simple consumption and full-absorption. That fact: turmeric is fat-soluble, and you want to be able to absorb is magnificent food to experience all of the health benefits it has to offer.

When something is fat-soluble, that means it dissolves in fat. Without fat, the active component in turmeric, curcumin, has a difficult time making it past the stomach, into the small intestine, and into the blood where it can offer the greatest benefits.

In order to make the most of turmeric, you must take it with a bit of fat.

With curry (where turmeric is most popular), your body is able to make the most of the curcumin because there is usually some oil in the recipe. We can learn from this by trying to take turmeric as part of a healing synergistic whole—one healing piece of an overall healthful meal.

Turmeric_300x250But even when curry isn’t on the menu or when you simply want a “hit” of curcumin, you can use it’s fat-soluble qualities to ensure your body makes the most of it.

Read: Cancer Doctor Explains How to Get the Most from Turmeric

Golden Milk Tea, sometimes referred to as only golden milk, is an ancient way of experiencing the benefits of turmeric with helpful fat included. While there are many recipes for golden milk, they usually involve dissolving a paste of turmeric and water into a small cup of milk and coconut oil. Remember to use high-quality organic turmeric in the milk preparation. Also, as NaturalNews reports, you can prepare the paste in advance and keep it in your refrigerator for weeks.

Other ways to get the most out of your turmeric:

Sprinkle some on an avocado

Dissolve it in a tablespoon of coconut oil before adding it to a smoothie

Stir it into olive oil and then toss in fresh vegetables

Consume turmeric or curcumin with black pepper. “Adding black pepper to turmeric or turmeric-spiced food enhances curcumin’s bioavailability by 1,000 times, due to black pepper’s hot property called piperine,” says nutritionist Stacy Kennedy.

A little fat plus a little turmeric equals a whole host of health benefits. From reducing blood pressure and inflammation to preventing Alzheimer’s and treating depression—making the most of this beautiful root could have immeasurable positive effects on your health.

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Thanks Peejay. I will add coconut oil to my tumeric drink. Also the other ideas are very helpful. The avocado one is interesting but no pepper? I may try sprinkling my powder mix on avocado. Or even making a paste and using as a dressing on avocado. Lots of possibilities! The ginger definitely makes it more palatable to me.

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Thank you for this. I will give this a try...much cheaper option than capsules as I'm on a budget. Is even better if you can get fresh turmeric to use in cooking. X

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I buy organic tumeric on amazon and even bought some tumeric root which I have frozen. See Peejay's text about adding some fat as well. I will use a little coconut oil. But the powder mix is cheaper and easy to use. I also plan to put peppercorns in my blender to get fresh ground pepper to mix with it. Good luck!

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Thanks Kai

I will browse these links .... So much to take in!

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Make sure you buy from a reputable source. "Which" magazine found that a lot of spices, including tumeric, were bulked out with other substances.

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Yes I realise that goes on. I think my source is OK but I have bought some root which I will have to learn how to use. Thanks!

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Take care if you are on Warfarin.

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Oh right...I am not but others may be. Thank you.

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