Turmeric for Health: 100 Amazing and Unexpected Uses for Turmeric

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 2, 2016 - Health & Fitness - 128 pages
Discover the power of turmeric!

For centuries, turmeric, the spice that gives curry its yellow color and its distinctive warm and earthy flavor, has been used in eastern medicine traditions as an anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving remedy. Now, new medical studies are confirming this wisdom--and adding to it. Turmeric contains powerful antioxidants, which can help combat chronic life-threatening diseases, including heart disease, certain types of cancer, arthritis, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease. It's also an all-natural remedy for common ailments and an effective health and beauty aid. Turmeric for Health provides 100 all-natural solutions that help:
  • Soothe digestive upset
  • Relieve daily aches and pains and reduce inflammation
  • Improve metabolic function and weight loss
  • Promote healthy skin, hair, and nails
With Turmeric for Health, you'll discover all the benefits that this simple spice can bring--without dangerous chemicals or costly procedures.
 

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Contents

Introduction
5
Turmerics Many Health Benefits
7
HEALTH
15
Adds Manganese to the Diet
17
Boosts Iron Intake
18
Provides Key BVitamins
19
Increases Potassium Intake
20
Supply MuchNeeded Fiber
21
Diminishes the Risk of Parkinsons Disease
62
Reduces the Risk of Cancer
63
Impedes Cancer Metastasis
64
Heals Bruises
65
Addresses the Underlying Causes of Depression
66
Treats Eye Infections
67
Improves Your Quality of Sleep
68
Kills MultipleMyeloma Cells
69

Regulates Blood Sugar
23
Adds Zinc to the Diet
24
Stimulates Sensations of Satiety
25
Alleviates Heartburn
26
Reduces Stomach Pain
27
Minimize Bouts of Diarrhea
28
Lessen Flatulence
29
Helps IBS
30
Combats Nausea
31
Encourages Proper Digestion
32
Improves Metabolic Functioning
33
Promotes Fat Loss
34
Tastes Great in a FatBurning Smoothie
35
Boosts Energy Levels
36
Reduces LDL Cholesterol While Improving HDL Cholesterol
37
Cleanses the Liver
38
Increases Your Bodys Antioxidant Levels
39
Stimulates Nutrient Absorption
40
Fights H Pylori
41
Soothes Sore Throats
42
Adds Kick to Homemade Curry Powder
43
Boosts Flavor in a Shrimp Paste Relish
44
Livens Up Meat in a Sweet and Sour Sauce
45
Perfectly Seasons a Beef Salad with Turmeric Dressing
46
Provides a Quick Lunch in Thai Shrimp Ceviche
47
Adds Flavor and Color to a Cool Side Dish of Cucumber Salad
48
Marinates Chicken Satay
49
Enhances a Paste for Chicken in Pandan Leaves
50
Changes Up a Boring StirFry
51
Spices Up Super Citrus Smoothies
52
Boosts Antioxidant Benefits of Green Tea
53
Adds Color and Flavor to Waldorf Salads
54
Relieves Headaches
55
Manages Arthritis Pain
56
Battles Respiratory Infections
57
Lowers the Risk of Heart Disease
58
Minimizes the Threat of Colon Colorectal Cancer
59
Can Help Prevent Alzheimers Disease
60
Fights MS Symptoms
61
Serves As a Natural Painkiller
70
Provides Natural AntiInflammatory Agents
71
Calms Chemotherapy Treatment Symptoms
76
May Assist with Tumor Reduction
77
Preserves Eyesight 72 61 Balances Hormone Levels
78
Maintains Prostate Health 73 62 Heals Earaches
79
Relieves Allergies 74 63 Offers Menstrual Pain Relief
80
Boosts Immunity
81
Minimizes Colic
82
Prevents Toothaches
83
BEAUTY
85
Serves As an Instant Tanning Lotion 84 Serves As a Natural Antibacterial
87
Promotes Nail Health
88
Lightens Stretch Marks
93
Soothes Sunburns
94
Exfoliates Skin
95
Repairs Cracked Heels
96
Fights Athletes Foot Fungus
97
Rejuvenates Skin in a Personalized Face Mask
98
Moisturizes Skin at Night
100
Relieves Eczema
101
Prevents Skin Infections
102
Promotes Wound Healing
103
Restores Hands after Excessive Washing
104
Treats Dandruff
111
Prevents Hair Loss
112
Stimulates Hair Growth
113
Whitens Teeth
114
Naturally Brightens Hair
115
Treats Scalp Conditions
116
Moisturizes Lips
117
Complements an Aromatherapy Practice
118
Cleans and Protects Teeth
119
Makes a Calming or Energetic Bath
120
Conditions Dyed Hair
121
Bibliography
122
Index
123
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Britt Brandon is a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist and a Certified Personal Trainer. She blogs about fitness and nutrition at UltimateFitMom.com and is the author of several health and wellness books, including Apple Cider Vinegar for Health, What Color Is Your Smoothie?, and The Everything Eating Clean Cookbook. She lives in Jensen Beach, FL.

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