Turmeric is a natural nutrient. Curcumin is one of the most valuable which has anti-oxidant function and has very obvious effects on improving blood sugar, blood lipids and obesity. It also helps to clear free radicals in the body, to fight aging, lower cholesterol, prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer, as well as help to fight inflammation such as arthritis.
Curcumin has positive effect on the body, but its absorption rate in the body is low. The following methods can increase the absorption ratio, while counteracting its bitter taste.
1. Add to meal, such as cooking rice, fried fish or cooking meat, adding a small amount of oil or black pepper can greatly improve the curcumin absorption rate.
2. Boil turmeric milk (golden milk), put the milk or soy milk in a small pot or cup, add the appropriate amount of turmeric powder and black pepper, reheat until slightly boiled. The bitter taste of curcumin will be removed under heat.