Turmeric - a monocotyledonous herbaceous plant belonging to the family of ginger rhizomes and stems which contain essential oils, and a yellow dye - curcumin used as medicines, food and spice.
The dried root of turmeric is widely known throughout the world as a spice turmeric, added to various dishes.
In India, turmeric is considered to be a female spice, there is a small amount of it to use every day, because they believe that it is very useful to the reproductive system and improves the function of internal organs of the female body.
The Indian subcontinent has long been believed that turmeric cleanses the body of toxins and impurities.
Not so long ago spread opinion about the effectiveness of turmeric for weight loss. It is known that the spice is the best natural choleretic stimulant for the liver and gall bladder removal through the bile, which in turn increases the flow of bile and promotes the breakdown of fats. It is the breakdown of fats increases the metabolism and helps the body get rid of excess weight. That's why the use of turmeric for weight loss has become so popular.
Start taking turmeric for weight loss is necessary with small doses so as not to cause an allergic reaction.
Turmeric powder is added to the daily diet in small amounts and also for the prevention of colds and inflammatory diseases.
In applying turmeric slimming initial dosage spices should vary within 2-2, 5 g per day, divided into several stages, which is equivalent to 60-200 mg of curcumin. Turmeric for weight loss can be added in the preparation of first and second courses, sauces, fish, meat, vegetables, side dishes, salads, as well as tea and milkshakes.
Turmeric is a means to actively fight cellulite, smooth and able to dissolve stretch marks and scars on the body, and the use of turmeric in combination with ginger helps to reduce hair loss.
Turmeric: useful properties
The composition of turmeric contains a sufficient number of these are important to the human body vitamins and microelements, such as vitamins B, B2, B3, C, and K, phosphorus, calcium, iron and iodine.
Polyphenol present in turmeric, has the unique property
slows down or even stops the growth of fat cells. Through use of this spice from the body out excess fluid, ie swelling disappear. In addition, it helps to burn more calories and normalizes metabolic processes in the body.
Application of turmeric slimming important because how this spice reduces the cravings for fatty and sugary foods.
The spice turmeric has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, detoxification and choleretic action, it is a natural antibiotic, has a number of advantages over their drugstore counterparts. Firstly, for weight loss and turmeric as an antibiotic does not worsen the condition of the gastrointestinal tract, and secondly, it does not act deleteriously on the liver
Conversely, the use of spices improves digestion and normalizes activity of the gastrointestinal tract.
Application of turmeric during inflammatory diseases cleans and warms the blood, supports the weakened body.
Useful properties of turmeric used in the treatment of diseases such as diabetes and obesity, as it increases the metabolism and decreases blood cholesterol levels.
Also useful properties of turmeric used in the treatment of arthritis, ulcerative colitis, migraine and atherosclerosis.
As a natural antiseptic spice used in the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, especially in the treatment of chronic diarrhea and flatulence.
Paste consisting of turmeric powder and juice of aloe leaves is used to treat burns, pure turmeric, you can brush your teeth for the prevention of inflammation and bleeding gums.
By the beneficial properties of turmeric as a spice that is the ability to rid the body of toxins, which enables its use in cases of poisoning by chemicals.
Turmeric is dissolved in warm milk is effective in the fight against colds, flu and cough.
Also turmeric used in the treatment of the circulatory system, as it improves blood circulation by reducing platelet and increasing red blood cell production.
An additional positive effect of the use of turmeric for weight loss is thermogenesis - the process by which the body produces heat to maintain the required temperature of the body and ensure the normal operation of all body systems.
Turmeric for weight loss: contraindications
In cases where a person has clogged bile duct or there are gallstones, the use of turmeric for weight loss is contraindicated. In the presence of inflammation in the body before using turmeric or treatment for weight loss, along with the use of drugs, it is best to consult with your doctor.
Another contraindication to the use of turmeric is pregnancy, as this spice is a stimulant of uterine contractions, which can lead to miscarriage, especially in the first trimester of pregnancy. Turmeric to treat inflammatory diseases in children aged up to three years and it is better not worth it, so that in the future will not develop an allergic reaction to the spice.
When using turmeric for weight loss may experience side effects such as:
- The reduction of the gall bladder;
- Stomach upset;
- Lowering blood sugar levels;
- Hair loss;
- Increased levels of "bad" cholesterol;
- Lowering blood pressure;
- The weakening of the immune system.
Turmeric Recipes for weight loss
In pure form, turmeric diet drink is not worth it, because it's still a seasoning, so she has a sharp and pronounced taste. It can be added to drinks or food, and there are many recipes with turmeric special drinks that promote rapid weight loss.
By turmeric recipes for weight loss are such as:
- Turmeric milk. It is necessary to mix 0, 5 h. L. turmeric powder, 1 h. l. honey, 80 ml of purified drinking water and 170 ml of milk home. Turmeric is filled with boiling water, mixed thoroughly, then add milk and honey. Ready mix with turmeric diet fresh drunk before going to bed;
- Turmeric with yogurt. To prepare the following recipe turmeric Slimming need half a liter of purified drinking water, half a liter of yogurt, a quarter teaspoon turmeric 3 tbsp black tea, 1 teaspoon liquid honey and 3 slices of ginger. Water put on a big fire and brought to a boil, then remove from heat and add to it all of the above ingredients, except yogurt. Then, the resulting mixture is cooled and filtered, and she poured yogurt. Ready drink made from turmeric diet consumed instead of breakfast or dinner.
According to the reviews, these drink recipes with turmeric is very effective for weight loss and a month receive help to achieve results in a minus 4-5 kg, as well as normalize the metabolism and cleanse the body of toxins.