Known as one of the healthiest foods in the world, turmeric has many anti-inflammitory and anti-cancer benefits.
Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It is a very strong antioxidant.
Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry.
It also adds a nice dose of nutrients, color, and earthly flavor to smoothies.