Turmeric- more on its benefits on the healthy heart

We introduced Turmeric earlier in this blog… and mentioned how it can be helpful in an earlier article. We are going to talk more about how turmeric helps our hearts… Turmeric and Plaque Build-up Both heart attacks and strokes are caused by atherosclerotic plaque buildup or high cholesterol levels. This plaque buildup leads to bloodContinue reading “Turmeric- more on its benefits on the healthy heart”

Cholesterol… and the heart….

Cholesterol helps your body build new cells, insulate nerves, and produce hormones. Normally, the liver makes all the cholesterol the body needs. But cholesterol also enters your body from food, such as animal-based foods like milk, eggs, and meat. Too much cholesterol in your body is a risk factor for heart disease. There are twoContinue reading “Cholesterol… and the heart….”

Introducing Turmeric for a healthy heart..

Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives ballpark mustard its bright yellow color. Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a toughContinue reading “Introducing Turmeric for a healthy heart..”