Benefits of the turmeric

According to Dr. María Ramírez, from the University of Granada, in Spain, “Curcuma has curcumin, a substance that would prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in the arteries, preventing them from becoming narrow and rigid, which would reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis and other problems such as stroke. “


Among many of its benefits here we accompany some of them to take into account:

Potent Antioxidant .- Turmeric is a member of the family of ginger and one of the essential condiments of curry, its main component is polyphenol curcumin that can help prevent oxidative stress, protects against various diseases and prevents the formation of radicals free (substances that promote cellular aging).
Allied against Cancer. – Including turmeric in your habitual diet would have the power to prevent, control and even kill several types of cancer. According to a study by the University of Maryland Medical Center, curcumin inhibits the growth of prostate cancer and has the potential to prevent the progression of this disease by stopping the growth of blood vessels that irritate cancerous tumors.
Weapon to burn fat.- Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Indian cuisine, but it can also help you lose weight and suppress the growth of adipose tissue according to a study from Tufts University. They believe that turmeric helps the body break down fats, restricting the blood supply to fat cells.
Healthy skin.- In some parts of India it is tradition to apply turmeric paste to the bride and groom before marriage to make their skin look healthier and shine brighter. Its anti-bacterial properties help to reduce pimples and acne, in addition, it has properties that help to fight dry skin, lighten the skin and slow down the aging process.

For this and much more we should consider including in our diet the consumption of this plant in the most natural way. Here you will always find relevant information for a richer and healthier life, for you and all yours. #ViveNatural #curcuma


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RECIPE: Quinoa Hamburger

Our Andean grain is so versatile in food and nutritious at the same time, here we accompany our Hamburger recipe,
Do not stop preparing it !!.


Ingredients for 4 Burgers:

  • 12 tablespoons Inka Millennium Quinoa coo1ked. (9 White 3 red optional)
  • 1/2 chopped onion.
  • 100 grams of green beans cooked.
  • 150 gr Italian zucchini cut into small squares (optional)
  • 150 gr chopped carrot.
  • 2 tsp oil.
  • 5 leaves of spinach.
  • 2 eggs.
  • 3 tablespoon of crushed bread.
  • 1 Tomato cut in slices.
  • 4 breads.
  • Salt, pepper, oregano and potatoes to taste.


  • Cook the previously washed quinoa for about 15 minutes or until the grain pops.
  • Chop the onion finely and brown in frying pan.
  • Add garlic to the onion a pinch of pepper and oregano.
  • Reduce carrot and vanilla for 10 minutes.
  • Add the Italian zapallito (optional) in the dressing until cooked for 5 minutes approx.
  • Add the vanilla carrot stir well over low heat add the spinach 3 minutes and turn off.
  • Let cool.
  • In a separate bowl, place the quinoa and the cold dressing, add the egg and breadcrumbs, mix everything evenly.
  • To form hamburgers by separating equitably.
  • Fry in a frying pan or grill and ready.
Insert the hamburger in the cut bread, add lettuce and tomato along with the potatoes in the thread and to celebrate a healthy and nutritious food !!!

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Source: Chef  Rosa Chiang
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