Chef Karl’s Top 6 Brain Teaser Foods: Part 4
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos
This week: Tumeric is our spotlight brain teaser food.
Tumeric has moved in recent years to the forefront of the food/spice category with amazing health benefits.
Tumeric is a perennial herb derived from the rhizome plant and is closely related to other foods from the ginger family.
Tumeric is one of the most nutritionally rich herbs. It contains good amounts of fiber, sodium, magnesium and manganese.
Rich in antioxidants it supports many bodily functions including brain health by boosting cognitive abilities and memory retention. It can also protect the neural pathways from long-term oxidative stress.
Use it in soups, as a rub for meats, in meatballs/meatloafs or just simply sprinkle on salads and vegetables as seasoning.