Super Spice Turmeric

Turmeric, also known as Curcuma longa, is a bright yellow spice best known for its use in curry. But did you know that turmeric is also the reason mustard is yellow??

Turmeric has been proven as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. It helps treat Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, fibromyalgia and other forms of joint pain. It can also aide in liver detoxification and help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, many types of cancer and heart disease.

Add turmeric to salad dressings, soups, rice, quinoa, lentils, egg salad, and fish/tofu marinades. Below is a simple turmeric-containing shrimp recipe to try this week…


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