This glowing golden turmeric oatmeal makes a perfect start to your day, thanks to turmeric’s numerous health and nutritional benefits! Turmeric has been a well known natural remedy and supplement for centuries in Arabic and South Asian cultures, as well as across the world. The Latin names for turmeric and its active ingredient, curcumin, come from the Arabic word كركم (Kurkum).
Turmeric has been proven to aid in digestion and provide anti-inflammatory properties. It also has benefits as an antioxidant and some studies have suggested it can even increase the antioxidant capacity of the body. New studies demonstrate turmeric has been correlated with boosting mood and enhancing emotional well-being due to raising serotonin and dopamine levels, possibly lowering depression and anxiety.