The published Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry confirmed that Turmeric could benefit diabetes. Turmeric, an ancient spice, can alter the pathological states of type 2 diabetes linked to heart disease, a dangerous complication of diabetes.
In a new study on the reduction of formation of fatty deposits in the arteries, which is a risk for patients with type 2 diabetes it was found that curcuminoid extract can prevent this. Over a series of six months the study revealed the involvement of turmeric extract, curcumin does stop the fatty deposits forming on the inner surfaces of the arteries obstructing the blood flow.
Various tests revealed the degree of arterial stiffness and a strong connection to cardiovascular events. Marks of inflammation, insulin resistance and uric acid levels were randomly assigned to the curcumin treated group. In addition, the level of anti-inflammatory the changes in body weight, blood pressure, kidney and liver function (AST and ALT), were monitored in all participants taking the curcumin capsules. The test revealed that a significant improved liver function and the ALT was lower in the trials.
The trials results in curcumin(Turmeric) being used without any serious unwanted effects and revealed lasting benefits for diabetes patients. Turmeric is well-known for its liver healing properties Curcumin is the active ingredient that gives turmeric its orange-yellow color. Along with related chemicals, it comprises the extraction of curcuminoid.
Researchers found that Turmeric could prevent diabetes from developing. The research revealed that people with diabetes who took a curcuminoid supplement dramatically lowered their glucose level and insulin resistance. The study showed that curcuminoids the active ingredient of Turmeric have an anti diabetic impact by reducing the serum fatty acid through the possible assistance of oxidation and utilization.
Turmeric spice stems from the root of the perennial ginger family plant, Curcuma Longa, and hailed for is medicinal and culinary benefit since ancient times. The main ingredient of turmeric is curcumin. It is the curcumin that renders the dark golden color; it is slightly bitter and related to a mustard aroma. The highly acclaimed spice is used extensively in cooking especially in Indian cuisine, the taste and exotic fragrance. Turmeric is a valid coloring agent and considered scared and used in Hindu and Buddhist ceremonial practices.
The therapeutic benefits are used to treat allergies, aches, infections, heart problems, and diabetes among other more serious health issues. There are no harmful side effects, and Turmeric is considered safe for consumption. The side effects of turmeric if consumed in inappropriate quantities can cause ulcers and stomach problems.
Diabetes is better known as a group metabolic disease, which disturbs the sugar or glucose levels in the blood. The main cause is insufficient production of insulin in the body or the body’s irresponsiveness toward insulin, which resulted in Type 2 diabetes.
The remarkable curative properties of Turmeric treating diabetes found in trials connect the curcumin spice to adjust the insulin within the body. The control and stability of blood sugar prevents insulin resistance or sensitivity and boosts immunity thereby reducing infections.
The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents of curcumin help to fight the disease and strengthen the immune system of the body. The anti glycaemic properties help the body in preventing diabetes.
The pancreas is responsible for producing insulin. The anti-glycaemic power of turmeric helps to maintain the proper function of the pancreas, regulate and stabilize insulin levels. The prevention of insulin resistance in the body and lowering the blood sugar levels and treat diabetes effectively.
A risk factor for diabetes is being overweight, and curcumin can control cholesterol levels. Balance sugar/glucose levels and prevent an accumulation of fats that are harmful to the body. Thereby treating issues of obesity and unwanted weight gain and preventing the onset of diabetes.
Certain infections like the virus Coxsackie B4 can cause Type 1 diabetes in humans and the antibiotic properties of turmeric help to prevent and treat the infections. High blood sugar problems are streamlined with the use of Turmeric. The new study of treating diabetes with turmeric is hailed as a benefit for sufferers.
By Laura Oneale