A recent discovery was made in the field of clinical nutrition by a university in Melbourne, Australia, called Monash University. Researchers managed to prove that people who had an increased risk of memory loss could have some improvement in their short-term memory by taking only 1 gram of turmeric every day!
Mark Wahlqvis was one of the main researchers and he claims that turmeric can even affect insulin resistance as well as energy metabolism and in that way improve the cognitive function in people.
Turmeric is a Root Which People Have Known for Thousands of Years.
It has mostly been used as a spice, but also as a natural remedy within the natural cuisine and medicine. It has a golden color given to it by the high content of “curcuminoids.” The most important and most well-known is curcumin.
This study included adult people who were over 60 years of age and were diagnosed to have pre-diabetes. They weren’t undergoing any treatment. Diabetes has been recently connected to memory loss, so the researchers used their working memory for researching.
All of the patients were given either a placebo remedy with some white bread either 1 gr of turmeric with some white bread as their breakfast. Also, their memory was tested before and after the meal they had.
The people who received turmeric with white bread had an improved working memory for a duration of 6 hours!
People these days often have diabetes, dementia and other conditions that can be improved with natural remedies like this. They can really do wonders for the complete health of a person.
It is very important for a person to have a good working memory, because it’s responsible for our cognitive abilities: reasoning, problem-solving and planning. It’s good to try methods and remedies that can improve the complete working memory, because that will prevent dementia or other similar health problems in the near future.
There have already been numerous researches about curcumin and its ability to decrease the risk of dementia. In some patients, it has even reversed the effects caused by Alzheimer’s disease and changed the way the brain worked in some patients. It has an effect on the amyloid plaques that are known to be able to cause brain damage.
Curcumin offers turmeric the healing and medicinal properties. It is abundant in antioxidants which offer us very strong anti-inflammatory properties. Curcumin can indeed control inflammation.
This compound was compared to ibuprofen and aspirin and it was shown that curcumin is far more effective than them.
Inflammation is considered to be the main cause for numerous diseases like:
- chronic pain
- high cholesterol
- ulcerative colitis etc
Turmeric is a great spice which also offers numerous other benefits:
- liver detoxification
- improved skin health
- prevented damage of the free radicals
- blood cleansing
- prevented premature aging etc
According to some studies performed in Japan at the University of Tsukuba in 2013, curcumin also improves the cardiovascular health and it has a similar effect to aerobic exercises. Curcumin and turmeric can also help you decrease body fat, prevent arthritis and cancer etc.
Curcumin possesses unique abilities and can help against any type of cancer. It has a notable effect on different molecular targets. It isn’t toxic and the healthy cells aren’t affected. It only affects the sick cells.
It is also very important to exercise regularly and have a healthy diet in order to be able to prevent diseases. Your health will be improved significantly.
Start adding turmeric into various dishes: quinoa, salads, rice, tea etc. Consume more curries and turmeric latte. You can also add it into your cup of hot chocolate, as well as in smoothies, soups and stews. In case you can’t tolerate its strong flavor, take it in the form of a supplement. The market offers various different turmeric supplements.