Ahh turmeric, this orange-yellow spice is loaded with vitamins and minerals essential to help us be our best selves. Its Iron, Vitamin B6, and Potassium control blood pressure and produce red blood cells for a healthy heart. To top it off, it’s Fiber helps to lower “bad” or LDL cholesterol in the body.

What makes turmeric so amazing?

Many believe its active ingredient, Curcumin, is responsible. It has antioxidant powers that fight infections as well as reduce inflammation. To reap the benefits, all it takes is a few sprinkles of turmeric in your salad, smoothie or favorite recipe.

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Catherine Miller is a certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher and an aspiring Holistic Nutritionist who is passionate about sharing health and wellness with others. Follow her on Twitter @miss_touche