Turmeric has been an essential part of ayurveda for centuries, experts say including it in your health diet will help you lose weight and stay fit. Over the past few years, turmeric’s popularity has soared in the west too, with people looking for ways to incorporate it in their lattes and teas.
Turmeric is an indispensable part of the spice box that’s present in every Indian kitchen; a pinch of turmeric is a must-addition to our food, irrespective of the region it represents.
For centuries, Ayurveda has propagated the use of turmeric, not just in food but also in medicines. In the past few years, turmeric’s popularity has soared in the West too. People are looking for ways to incorporate turmeric in their lattes and teas.
Here’s how turmeric tea is beneficial
Decrease fat percentage
Turmeric has a bioactive compound called curcuminoids – curcumin, which has many powerful medicinal healing properties. “The curcumin in turmeric suppresses the growth of fat tissues and helps reduce weight. Eating mindfully and drinking turmeric tea regularly could help restrict increase in fat cells,” says Payal Kothari, integrative nutritionist and life coach.
Chronic inflammation can cause many infections, illnesses, obesity and even interfere with weight loss. “Consuming turmeric tea can help heal the inflammation at a molecular level and aid in weight loss,” says Kothari.
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