The best way to take turmeric is make it part of your diet. It is also essential to include fats and black pepper in diet to ensure full turmeric benefits. If we talk about specific ways – Golden paste (recipe here) and turmeric milk (recipe here) are extremely popular ways to take turmeric.
Yes and No. Turmeric has been used as a spice in India for thousands of years. Most Indian curries require heating the spice along with other ingredients. But research says prolonged heating > 30 min destroys substantial % of curcumin. Heating for a short span of time would not have that effect. Thus, its best to add turmeric in the end if possible in your recipes.
While turmeric is great for health, it suffers from a big drawback. It cannot be absorbed in body as such and thus most of it is lost. There are several ways to ensure it is absorbed and we get its benefits. Two most popular ones are: Including black pepper while taking turmeric (read more detailed article here>) Including fats in your diet (read more detailed article here>) Both help in […]