Ten things abot turmeric that you did not know:
1. Turmeric is synonym of curry
False. Curry is a mixture of spices. Turmeric is one of the principal spices in the composition of curry.
2. Turmeric exists only in powder
False. You can also find in root, but more difficult than in powder
3.Turmeric is a hot spice
False. The only spice that can give a flavour spicy associate with Turmeric is pepper. Turmeric is not spicy.
4. Curcumin gives the yellow-colour at Turmeric
True. Curcumins give this mustard-colour , that give virtues teraupethic of spice. It is necessary that powder of turmeric have a intense colour.
5.Turmeric and ginger are the same family
True. Ginger and turmeric have several characteristics in common. Both are tropical perennial plants classified as belonging to the Zingiberacaea family, and both have beneficial constituents in their rhizomes that cause them to be prized in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda as healing herbs. However, ginger and turmeric have different properties, colors, flavors and effects.
6. Turmeric lose his properties if it is cooked
False. Curcumins are not lose his properties when they cook it.
7. Turmeric is salty
False. Turmeric does not contain salt. Moreover reducelarge quantities of salt when you cook something with it .
8. Turmeric is dilute in oil
True. Turmeric you cannot dilute in water but is better in oil for your food.
9. It is possible eat turmeric everyday
True. Indians make this everyday. Indians eat turmeric 1, 5 e 2g a day. Indeed is necessary consume it everyday for his virtues.
10.Turmeric is good against cancer
True. The main active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin or diferuloyl methane, which laboratory studies have shown does have anticancer effects on cancer cells.