This orange root used by Indians as curry powder is currently well-known for its weight-loss benefits. The fact that it is also effective in lowering cholesterol in the body is a welcome benefit to all who consume it. Turmeric effectively and speedily reduces the cholesterol level in the bloodstream by preventing its oxidation. Therefore, eating recipes with turmeric powder is both healthy and palatable.
Some people also make turmeric paste by mixing the powder with a proportioned amount of water, and take the paste directly. Because this herbal remedy is fast-acting, people should be cautious about taking too much of it and having a below-normal level of cholesterol in the body.