Turmeric is like no other spice.
This golden powder, ubiquitous in Indian kitchens and many Asian cuisines is
also an incredible health and beauty giver.
There are more than 130 known
different varieties of turmeric but there is only one, that is the best. This
turmeric grows nowhere else in the world except in tiny Lakadong village and
its surrounding areas in Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, in North-eastern
India – That’s why it is called Lakadong turmeric.
Turmeric’s amazing health
benefits lay in its bioactive phytochemical components such as polysaccharides,
curcuminoids and essential oils like curcumol and curdione. But what gives
turmeric its wide-spectrum therapeutic properties and it’s bright yellow hue is
the now well-known and active curcuminoid, curcumin. Curcumin has proven
anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, anti-mutagenic,
anti-microbial, antiviral and anti-parasitic properties. In normally available
turmeric power, curcumin constitutes 3% (on average). Curcumin component in
Health Menu Lakadong Turmeric Powder is more than 7.5%, which is highest in the
world. It prevents arthritis, detoxifies liver, promotes weight loss, boosts
immunity, improves skin health, relieves joint pain and prevents cancer.
Health Menu Lakadong Turmeric is
considered as the world’s finest turmeric, which has bright yellow colour and
incredible healing properties. It is best situated for regular as well as
Black Rice Chakhao
Manipuri Black Rice i.e. Chakhao
Rice is well known for its attractive colour and aromatic flavour and
considered as the richest source of antioxidant, anthocyanin. Its uniqueness is pleasant aroma coupled with
stickiness which is not common in other available black rice & brown rice varieties.
Black Rice, Chakhao rice of
Manipur, is world’s healthiest rice. It is low in calories, which makes it
great for people who want to lose weight without giving up rice. It is also a
rich source of flavoring phytonutrients that are essential for protecting us
from several diseases and maintaining the healthy functioning of our brain.
Black rice also contains lots of fiber that are good for maintaining our digestive
health. It is also a great source of plant-based protein (which is great news
for vegetarians!) and provides minerals like iron and copper. But what makes
black rice so unique is its high level of anthocyanin content, which lends it
its powerful antioxidant property. It is also a great source of iron, vitamins,
and antioxidants. It turns dark purple once cooked, has a mild, nutty taste
similar to brown rice.