Turmeric

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Turmeric used in cooking across the globe in various dishes is world's best known anti-cancer superfood. This presentation gives an overview on the same and enlisted a few dishes for healthy non-cancerous life on the occasion of "World No Tobacco Day"

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Turmeric

  1. 1. TURMERIC Curcuma longa Linn. Nature’s precious gift Presented by Dr. Sudhakar Kokate Director PPRC, India
  2. 2. World No Tobacco Day 31st May, 2014 TURMERIC world’s best anti-cancerous superfood
  3. 3. PPRC/INDIA 01
  4. 4. Genus: Curcuma Family: Zingiberaceae Origin: Indo-Malayan region Species: 40 Used in India since very ancient times Turmeric PPRC/INDIA 02
  5. 5. Turmeric PPRC/INDIA 03 Antiquity dates back to the Assyrians of 600 B.C. It is believed that crop spread from India to distant Asian countries It spread to China in A.D. 700
  6. 6. Turmeric PPRC/INDIA 04 Crop spread to West Africa – 13th century East Africa – 17th century Introduced in Jamaica in 1783 Now spread everywhere around the world
  7. 7. PPRC/INDIA05
  8. 8. India PPRC/INDIA 06 Major producer and exporter in the world It accounts for about 80% of the world turmeric production 60% of world exports
  9. 9. PPRC/INDIA07
  10. 10. India PPRC/INDIA 08 Turmeric importing countries from India: Iran Japan S. Africa USA Germany Singapore UAE Bangladesh Malaysia
  11. 11. Nutritional composition PPRC/INDIA 09 Water (g) 6.0 Food energy Kcal 390 Protein (g) 8.5 Fat (g) 8.9 Carbohydrate (g) 69.9
  12. 12. Nutritional composition PPRC/INDIA 10 Ash (g) 6.8 Calcium (g) 0.2 Phosphorus (mg) 260 Sodium (mg) 30 Potassium (mg) 2000
  13. 13. Nutritional composition PPRC/INDIA 11 Iron (g) 47.5 Thiamine (mg) 0.09 Riboflavin (mg) 0.19 Niacin (mg) 4.8 Ascorbic acid 50
  14. 14. Uses: PPRC/INDIA 12 In medicine In religious functions As bio pesticide In food
  15. 15. Recipes
  16. 16. Chicken curry PPRC/INDIA 14
  17. 17. Chana masala PPRC/INDIA 15
  18. 18. Veggie turmeric quinoa PPRC/INDIA 16
  19. 19. Turmeric rice PPRC/INDIA 17
  20. 20. Chicken tikka masala PPRC/INDIA 18
  21. 21. Cumin and turmeric egg brunch PPRC/INDIA 19
  22. 22. Egg chilli PPRC/INDIA 20
  23. 23. Healing turmeric tea PPRC/INDIA 21
  24. 24. Vietnamese Recipes
  25. 25. Bánh xèo PPRC/INDIA 23
  26. 26. Bánh khọt PPRC/INDIA 24
  27. 27. Mi quang PPRC/INDIA 25
  28. 28. Indonesian Recipes
  29. 29. Rendang PPRC/INDIA 27
  30. 30. Sate padang PPRC/INDIA 28
  31. 31. Thai Recipes
  32. 32. Yellow curry PPRC/INDIA 30
  33. 33. Chilli sauce PPRC/INDIA 31
  34. 34. Turmeric soup PPRC/INDIA 32
  35. 35. Chemical structures
  36. 36. Curcumin PPRC/INDIA 34
  37. 37. Demethoxy curcumin PPRC/INDIA 35
  38. 38. bis-Demethoxy curcumin PPRC/INDIA 36
  39. 39. Properties of Turmeric PPRC/INDIA 37 Anti-inflammatory Hypocholestremic Anti-microbial Anti-rheumatic Anti-bacterial Anti-viral Anti-diabetic Cytotoxic Spasmolytic Anti-hepatotoxic Anti-cancerous Oleratic
  40. 40. Turmeric PPRC/INDIA 38 Curcuminoides, turmeric oil, total extracts are all credited with medicinal properties …. Dr. Khanna N. M. (1999)
  41. 41. Healing power of Turmeric
  42. 42. PPRC/INDIA 40
  43. 43. PPRC/INDIA 41 Arthritis Allergy Asthma Atherosclerosis Heart disease Alzheimer’s disease Diabetes Cancer Neurodegenerative diseases Liver diseases
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