November 10, 2021 2 min read

Liquid Gold....


It's a name often given to Turmeric, a spice characterized by its intense, vibrant yellow color. You might be more familiar with its usage as a spice in Indian food or more recently it has even made its way into lattes.


You might wonder why turmeric is referred to as “liquid gold”. It is because it is one of the most impressive nutritional supplements we’ve come to know.Turmeric has been used for hundreds and hundreds of years. Not only for its delicious flavor and bright color, but also due to its remarkable medicinal properties. It contains a small amount of protein and fiber. 


Let’s dive a little deeper. Curcumin is the main component of Turmeric. Not only is it  responsible for its rich color, but it also contains most of its medicinal properties. Curcumin is packed with powerful antioxidants & anti-inflammatory properties, which make it ideal candidate to aid a variety of ailments, such as:


Heart disease

Type 2 diabetes

Cancer

Alzheimer’s disease

Depression

Skin health 

Aid in weight loss


Turmeric is also believed to slow the aging process by neutralizing chemical reactions & free radicals that cause cell damage. 

 

In recent years the popularity of Turmeric and its benefits have skyrocketed, making it more accessible and easier to consume. Turmeric can be found at your local supermarket in its natural form as a root, or you can find it in power form to be used as a seasoning in your meals adding delicious flavor. You may also find it at your local coffee shop as a drink or dessert. 


The most effective way to get all the benefits of this magical spice might be to consume it as a supplement. Consuming Turmeric in the form of a supplement makes it easier to access all its benefits since it's concentrated. Eating enough Turmeric to get its medicinal properties would mean you would have to eat a rather large amount everyday so it’s pretty hard to get the full benefits without a supplement. 


When it comes to choosing a supplement, you want to make sure your body is able to absorb & make use of it. One way to do that is to ensure that the supplement you choose contains piperine. Piperine is a compound found in black pepper and it has been proven to amplify the capacity of the body to absorb turmeric so you can enjoy all it’s benefits. Our turmeric supplement contains piperine, vitamin D, and a plethora of other minerals to help maximize absorption. We highly recommend you try our Turmeric+ while it's currently on sale! See from the link here: https://sixpackabs.com/products/turmeric-plus


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