TUMERIC: The Natural way to Reduce Inflammation in your Body

Benefits of TurmericWe all know that prescription drugs and pills manufactured in a laboratory are usually not the best for our bodies. However, they are often the first thing a doctor will prescribe because they make more money that way…imagine that!

In my business of selling Health Insurance I consistently see clients that have the same issues and often the same trifecta of (high blood pressure, cholesterol and thyroid medication). Other common issues are diabetes, digestion issues, and arthritis just to name a few. If only there were a more natural way to help our bodies function without as many prescription drugs.

What if there was a way to treat the core issues in a natural way, not just continually treating the symptoms with medication.

After doing extensive research from talking with nutritionists and dietitians, there has been one herb that keeps on coming up it’s TURMERIC.


Turmeric is an herb that has been used for thousands of years in the regions of China and India (a main ingredient in curry). Potent turmeric it can help to reduce inflammation in the body. Read what WedMD says about Turmeric.

How do I get the BEST Turmeric?

UKON IngredientsTo maximize the anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric you want to use a product that is made organically and with the highest quality ingredients.

As you can see from the ingredients it’s oil based (which easily absorbs into the body) and individually packaged to preserve the freshness. They carefully include a mixture of herbs to that are most effective to help the body to naturally repair itself. The best turmeric is made in Japan and called UKON.

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8 Health Benefits Of Turmeric

After doing research I found this great article (and many others repeat similar health benefits). I simply cut and pasted the article below for your convenience.

1. Cancer Prevention Prevent prostate cancer, stop the growth of existing prostate cancer and even destroy cancer cells. Multiple researchers 8 Health Benefits of Turmeric1have found that the active components in turmeric makes it one of the best protectors against radiation-induced tumors. It also has a preventive effect against tumor cells such as T-cell leukemia, colon carcinomas and breast carcinomas.

2. Arthritis Reliever Anti-inflammatory properties in turmeric are great for treating both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, turmeric’s antioxidant property destroys free radicals in the body that damage body cells. It has been found that those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis who consume turmeric on a regular basis experience much relief from the moderate to mild joint pains as well as joint inflammation.

3. Diabetes Control Used in the treatment of diabetes by helping to moderate insulin levels, also improves glucose control and increases the effect of medications used to treat diabetes. Another significant benefit is turmeric’s effectiveness in helping reduce insulin resistance, which may prevent the onset of Type-2 diabetes.

4. Heals Wounds Natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent and can be used as an effective disinfectant. If you have a cut or burn, you can sprinkle turmeric powder on the affected area to speed up the healing process. Helps repair damaged skin and may be used to treat psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.

5. Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Supports overall brain health by aiding in the removal of plaque build-up in the brain and improving the flow of oxygen. This can also prevent or slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

6. Improves Digestion Turmeric is helpful in treating most forms of inflammatory bowel disease including ulcerative colitis. However it is important to bear in mind that people suffering from any kind of gallbladder disease should not take turmeric as a dietary supplement as it may worsen the condition.

7. Natural Liver Detoxifier Detoxifies the blood through the production of enzymes and turmeric increases production of these vital enzymes. These vital enzymes break down and reduce toxins in the body. Turmeric also is believed to invigorate and improve blood circulation.

8. Maintains Ideal Body Weight. A component present in turmeric helps increase the flow of bile, an important component in the breakdown of dietary fat. Those who wish to lose weight or treat obesity and other associated diseases can benefit from having one teaspoon of turmeric powder with every meal.

NOTE: There is no claim that UKON Turmeric will actually heal. Turmeric as an herb has the tenancy to help reduce the impact of health issues. Often when the body is more naturally allowed to get better the impacts of a health issue is reduced.

Gary Franke, MBA
Independent Broker
Achieve Alpha Insurance, LLC  
12507 Bel-Red Rd, Ste 103
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 802-2783

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