Want a seasoning mix that tastes amazing and also happens to be good for your health? Enter this delicious spice combo!
I'm a big fan of getting a big
nutritional bang out of something small. Enter one of my fave spices: golden turmeric. The powder from this root is making an entry in everything from smoothies to pork
chops—and has long been a staple in Indian and Thai
While turmeric has plenty of health benefits to boast (more on those in a sec!), you get even more nutritional bang for your buck when you pair the spice with black pepper. So there you have it, the seasoning mix that's seriously good for your health! Yup, this super easy-to-whip-up seasoning mix is mega good for your health.
So what can this superfood of a spice do for you and your body? Keep on reading to learn all that turmeric has to offer, plus oh-so-delicious ways to use it in your cooking.
Why Turmeric is Good for You
The vibrantly hued spice may look just like the powder that falls off of Cheetos, but it's way more nutritious. What makes turmeric a stand-out ingredient and so good for your health? Find out in my Food Network article, in which I lay out all the health benefits of the spice. Plus, my registered dietitian colleagues share their go-to ways to enjoy the spice in salads and savory meals.
By the way, if you're wondering where to buy turmeric powder, here are a few options I like:
25 Brain-Boosting Foods That Will Keep You Sharp
Now that you know all the good turmeric can do for your body, it's time to learn how the main ingredient in curry powder can enhance your brain health. In my article on The Healthy (a spin-off of Reader's Digest!), you'll get the lowdown on the specific compounds in turmeric that can keep you quick-witted as you age, plus details on 24 other mind-sharpening foods. Want even more of the best foods for brain health?