Which of the following is believed to be a primary health benefit of consuming “Golden Milk”?
- Boosts Immune System
- Reduces Inflammation
- Improves Memory
- Prevents Cancers
Answer: All of the above
What is Golden Milk?
Golden Milk is an ancient recipe believed to have originated in India over 4000 years ago.
Golden Milk is a delicious, slightly sweet tea loaded with many health benefits that can be enjoyed daily.
What are the benefits?
The main ingredient related to health benefits in Golden Milk is turmeric. Turmeric is a known antioxidant and is highly anti-inflammatory.
Studies on turmeric have proven many health benefits (1). One of the active ingredients in turmeric is called curcumin. Curcumin has been found effective at easing pain from inflammatory conditions such as colitis, osteoarthritis, chronic arthritis and joint pain (2). Curcumin has also been positively linked to improved brain function and a lower risk of brain diseases (3).
The list of benefits from turmeric is long and studies suggest it can:
- Fight inflammation
- Boost immunity
- Help maintain cholesterol levels
- Promote digestive health
- Detoxify the liver
- Regulate metabolism and weight management
- Lower high blood pressure
- Improve memory and brain function
- Improve various skin conditions
- Lower triglycerides
- Prevent certain cancers
For details and additional benefits of turmeric visit here.
“Extra Easy” Golden Milk recipe:
2 cups of milk (either dairy or non-dairy is fine, we prefer coconut)
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon raw honey
1/8 teaspoon black pepper (increases curcumin absorption)
1/4 teaspoon ginger powder
1/16 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1 – In a blender, blend ingredients until smooth.
2 – Pour into a small sauce pan and heat over medium heat until warm (roughly 3-4 minutes)
3 – Drink immediately and enjoy!
* Always consult with your doctor before starting any herbal treatment program.