Many studies have shown that it may have major benefits for your body and brain, including the following:

1. Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It is a very strong antioxidant that may help reduce mild inflammation from everyday stress.

TIP: It helps to consume black pepper with it (which contains piperine), enhancing the absorption of curcumin by 2,000% (3).

Curcumin is also fat soluble, so it may be a good idea to take it with a fatty meal.