05 Dec

Fact Friday

5 Reasons Curry Is Good For You

Medical research has shown that curry powders may provide a range of health benefits. Numerous studies show that turmeric, the key ingredient, and its primary active compound curcumin can help prevent everything from cancer to Alzheimers disease.

1/ Turmeric helps protect your bones, preserve bone structure and connectivity and may ward off osteoporosis.

2/ Curcumin has strong anti-inflammatory properties, help with digestion, guard against cancer of the colon and slow down the build-up of plaques on the brain which is the main cause of Alzheimer’s disease.

3/ Ginger is an ingredient commonly used in curry and it is a well-known painkiller that contains an antioxidant that acts as a pain relief against arthritis.  Ginger also helps improve circulation.

4/ Chinese herbalists have been known to use sweet basil, found in curry. Researchers found that basil helps reduce blood pressure and the levels of the proteins that constrict blood vessels.

5/ Medical research shows that garlic contains allicin which is antibiotic, antifungal and may even be antiviral.

*Please consult your GP or Pharmacisit if you suffer from any medical conditions.

03 Dec

Polar Plunge 2014

Everyone at Sing Li Foods pledge their full support to all involved in the Polar Plunge 2014.

Polar Plunge 2014 takes place on Clogherhead Beach, Co Louth, Saturday 6th December 2014 – 11am – 12 noon.

Can you grin and “bear” running into icy cold water to help raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics?

You can set up an on-line fundraising page with MyCharity by logging onto www.mycharity.ie  Choose Special Olympics Ireland as your charity and follow their simple steps.