Turmeric

By: Tony Hoang

Benefits of Eating Turmeric

Turmeric helps with chest pain, bruises, toothache, and bloody urine. Turmeric is a powerful type medicine.
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Nutrients in Turmeric

Manganese- 17%

Iron- 10.1%

Vitamin B6- 4.7%

Fiber- 3.7%

Copper- 3.3%

Potassium- 3.1%

Recipe

Anti-Inflammatory Frozen Watermelon Pineapple Smoothie


Makes 2 servings

2 cups frozen watermelon flesh—cut into 2-inch chunks

1 cup frozen organic pineapple—cut into 2-inch chunks

1 orange—peeled, white pith and seeds removed

½ cup organic coconut milk—preservative free

1½ cups organic coconut water—sugar free ( a great brand to try)

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

½ teaspoon organic turmeric powder

2-3 drops liquid stevia or 1 teaspoon raw honey—optional


1. Place all ingredients in a high speed blender. Blend until smooth and frosty. Spoon into serving glasses and enjoy with a spoon or large straw.

History of Turmeric

Turmeric originally came from the continent of Asia

Intresting Facts

-Turmeric can treat an upset stomach

-Turmeric powder can make yellow dye

-Turmeric is part of the ginger family