• The Daily Glow | The benefits of Turmeric
    anti-inflammatory,  Health,  Hyperpigmentation,  Nutrition

    The Benefits of Turmeric

    Following on from my last post, about how to ease aching muscles, I’m making myself feel even better about being sore post-exercise(and feeling old), by reading up about the inflammatory effects of too much exercise.  Yes…you read that correctly, exercise can cause inflammation, if you over do it – even though moderate exercise is widely touted for it’s healthy and anti-inflammatory benefits (especially the effect sweating can have on your skin). Turmeric has come up again, and again as an anti-inflammatory.  Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, and has been shown to have anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-microbial actions, along with hypoglycaemic (decreasing blood sugar) and wound-healing properties.  Anti-cancer properties have also…