The Sad Truth About the Turmeric in Your Golden Latte

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    Now seems like a golden opportunity to talk about the positive health benefits of that turmeric in your morning latte.
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    Sources: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5346970/
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    www.healthline.com/nutrition/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-turmeric#section9
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em312s0n
em312s0n

pan assays = "pain in the ass" more like. cheeky scientists

4 days ago
john doe
john doe

She's so deformed

7 days ago
Zen Newman-Standing
Zen Newman-Standing

Your voice is annoying!

25 days ago
Bazooka Llama Productions
Bazooka Llama Productions

I have ZERO faith in ANYTHING unless I see how the experiment is done to be sure theyve got control groups and large population samples and double blind studies and that they aren't cherry picking. (Eg, having one person get better after eating something, then claiming "THIS CURES CANCER!!!!"

28 days ago
Ara Villa R
Ara Villa R

Oh not the valley girl accent again :/

Month ago
The Aussie Slav
The Aussie Slav

1tsp per day with 8th tsp black pepper n some coconut oil.is.enough...

Month ago
Paul Webster
Paul Webster

stupid people jumping on bandwagons... will they never learn?

Month ago
T.C. Bramblett
T.C. Bramblett

I NEVER heard of this golden latte thing. Maybe it hasn't trickled down to the hipsters of my city yet.

Month ago
PennyAfNorberg
PennyAfNorberg

I was told that it was used as a remedy, against micro infections in india, I thought why not and use it from time to time, but it doesn't tastes much.

Month ago
Deanna Moriarity
Deanna Moriarity

..drinking golden milk every night can help your sleep and improve digestion...long term this will bring overall health and vitality up...not to mention consistent sleep schedules.

Month ago
CluelessKomodoDragon
CluelessKomodoDragon

Tumeric does have proven anti-inflammatory effects. Of course all the miraculous claims are not true but in a stronger concentrated dose it does have proven effects. Daily JW, Yang M, Park S. Efficacy of Turmeric Extracts and Curcumin for Alleviating the Symptoms of Joint Arthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials. Journal of Medicinal Food. 2016;19(8):717-729. doi:10.1089/jmf.2016.3705.

Month ago
oSmoSia G.
oSmoSia G.

Why does this girl end so many sentences with an upword inflection lol

Month ago
Mitchell Baker
Mitchell Baker

So over seeing women with septum piercings. Dime a dozen. Also, reading verbatim what's written on the screen speaks to how lazy Scishow has gotten.

Month ago
Heather Holidays
Heather Holidays

Ok fine superfood is like Wonder Women...get it. BUT I LOVEEEEEEE my golden latte and I love my curries and I really love fresh turmeric grated on my salads. I like what you said, I’m just not sure I buy everything you said. I think it is very good for your health, NOTHING is a cure all not CBDs, not Chemo and not even Veggies xoox

Month ago
Jamese Negrita
Jamese Negrita

Why does her voice do that at the end of every sentence! 😂

Month ago
Xstorm
Xstorm

Tastes good tho.

Month ago
tybi12
tybi12

What is good for humans?

Month ago
Disquietude
Disquietude

Not to be confused with a golden shower

Month ago
m0L3ify
m0L3ify

Adding a normal amount of turmeric to your daily diet CAN protect against inflammatory response and DNA damage. (Percival, et al. 2012)

Month ago
Didivs Ivlianvs
Didivs Ivlianvs

So curcumin does nothing but whole turmeric has never been tested.

Month ago
ZippieeIfy
ZippieeIfy

Ok I hope I'm not the only one here thinking this and maybe I'm wrong. But either way the word "anti-antioxidant" bothers me because it sounds like a double negative. Wouldn't it just be called an oxidant?

Month ago
Emmie M
Emmie M

Lmao pains! 😂

Month ago
Alpha Male
Alpha Male

That IS sad

Month ago
ThatOneGirl
ThatOneGirl

I drank golden lattes since I was very young but my mum would put whole milk , crushed almonds , honey and fresh tumeric and some other things.

Month ago
.ENGLISH PROFICIENCY
.ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

There isn't a SINGLE "superfood" in the world, just how much debunking are people gonna need to realise that there are no magical cures for everything? But I guess it looks cool on your instagram photos, so that's all you need these days.

2 months ago
Joonyur
Joonyur

ROFLMAO@a pretty yellow insta!! But seriously, instinct tends to make me question if turmeric has more benefits to health from any direct effects it would likely have by maintaining colon health... i.e. stimulus and flora management and even parasitic prevention and removal... Anyone know if there's science behind that aspect? Because it can be observed that the health of people with turmeric rich diets tends to be good well into old age...

2 months ago
Greg
Greg

Can it cure my HIV/AIDS ?

2 months ago
AFSamizdat
AFSamizdat

Poorly researched, poorly executed. I believe it is somewhat disingenuous to make the association that a latte will not benefit you, therefore tumeric will not, based on a gram consumed of potentially active curcuminoids. A study (from linked sources) implicating that piperine is necessary for increasing turmeric's impact on physiology shouldn't entitle one narrative and not another. E.g. a latte with just turmeric will likely have no benefit, due to the poor availability without the presence of piperine. Not claiming it will cure your cancer, but a lot on what makes tumeric actually assist potential issues are overlooked (e.g. digestive issues, inflammation). I get you guys are probably being grilled to produce material, but you need more than a couple days to review the research on a topic; 10 sources, which includes a chemistry review, a healthlines blog post, a depression study in rats (not even mentioned in the video)... I feel like this was very much a shotgun approach to nailing a predictable narrative

2 months ago
addjewelry
addjewelry

People and even scientists...

2 months ago
Blake Belladonna
Blake Belladonna

What's so sad about this truth? That turmeric has basically no positive or negative health effects? Clickbait much?

2 months ago
Dylan Stephen
Dylan Stephen

you will never understand something, by only looking at one of many parts. scientists are honestly loosing it.. you guys just accept what you want to accept.. ignoring that everything you know, comes from nature- yet somehow 1000's of years of knowledge is thrown out the window because you fed a bunch of rats, one single component of a complex multi layered system, that is constantly growing. just dumb and foolish

2 months ago
retrojohnny77
retrojohnny77

Please consider varying your inflection when speaking. While there is variation within each sentence, there is none from one sentence to the next. It starts off medium, then the pitch goes higher, then slowly fades down toward the end of the sentence, trailing off to lowest at the end. (in EVERY sentence) . ----^^^^-----,,,,,,.....

2 months ago
dojufitz
dojufitz

The only people who should speak on Turmeric are people using it daily....listen to what they say....

2 months ago
Jerry Strupe
Jerry Strupe

So a part of me is glad because I almost always think these kind of claims about "super foods" are dumb but I'm kinda sad as if this has little to no effect that means the benifits I've seen since trying suppliments of this are just a placebo.

2 months ago
aditi misra
aditi misra

Turmeric is not supposed to be a drug and should not be tested like one. The basis of ayurveda is that the foods help you in the long term. But turmeric is definitely good for boosting immunity, fighting inflammation and fighting a cold and has been used for this for ages.

2 months ago
Pepper Conchobhar
Pepper Conchobhar

I am so happy for Olivia. She's improved her presentation style so much and it's a privilege to watch her grow. She's obviously taken the criticism constructively and really worked to reach her goals. Very awesome job.

2 months ago
Louis Jovanovich
Louis Jovanovich

I read 'golden latte' and thought that this was going to be a VERY different video

2 months ago
Michael Jurney
Michael Jurney

This video doesnt seem to agree with the references they cite. In the studies, the case for the positive effects curcumin is clear.

2 months ago
Michael Jurney
Michael Jurney

How much did the Drug Companies pay you?

2 months ago
Monay McNeil
Monay McNeil

What if they tried it without isolating those compounds? Oftentimes isolating the compounds takes away the regulating effects that the whole plant has

2 months ago
Aloewells
Aloewells

Dietary haldi aka turmeric is good, prevents cancer and other Rouge diseases. Used in Indian dishes from ages.forgetting your culture and time Tested food is a disaster especially for Indians.

2 months ago
The Chad Pad
The Chad Pad

My 80 year old math teacher from Pakistan said they used it to prevent Alzheimer's disease. He was a fun-loving, kind, and wise man. There's gotta be something to it, and I would put money on the combined effect of the compounds in turmeric being good for you, possibly in tandem with other foods used in Middle Eastern cuisine. In any case, I take turmeric/black pepper capsules, so I'll just see where that takes me!

2 months ago
Deanna Mullins
Deanna Mullins

Is she pregnant?

2 months ago
Lance Clemings
Lance Clemings

Anyone with half a brain can tell you that even if turmeric did have those properties, all that sugar and milk will throw it out the window anyway. Don't drink goldie lattes for your health. If you really want a healthy caffeinated drink, I'm sorry, but tea and black coffee is probably your best. Never trust a superfood fad. Common sense of what is and isn't good for you will always work, and you would get better results by sticking to a healthy, minimally processed, and balanced diet. AKA actual proper homecooked meals.

2 months ago
Alba Spire
Alba Spire

“The sad truth” okay “about the turmeric” what “in your golden” s’cuse me? “Latte” UM Who put these words together, I am so confused

2 months ago
Rosy Margarita
Rosy Margarita

Curcuma golden milk has helped me so much. The most important i s to use turmeric and pepper. It is great for inflamatory problems.

2 months ago
BudG
BudG

Turmeric IS a wonder food. Use it backed up with black pepper for it's synergistic action - black pepper potentiates turmeric by a factor of 20 (2,000%). Most of the world supply of turmeric comes from India and is heavily contaminated with 'pesticides/insecticides/etc' so BE SURE TO BUY ORGANIC. Check out turmeric at nutritionalfacts.org

2 months ago
Eric Schwenke
Eric Schwenke

Oh good, it’s harmless. You had me worried for a moment.

2 months ago
Awol Peace
Awol Peace

I despise all those health-nuts whom are ALWAYS blindly accepting the newest health fad because of its trending status.

2 months ago
Rudra Rath
Rudra Rath

Turmeric is a part of Ayurvedic medicine, it helps with acne when applied as a face mask and it is a spice but I don't think it has any benefits when added to a latte.

2 months ago
Jeffrey McCune 85
Jeffrey McCune 85

AMY FAIRAFOWLER

2 months ago
Jeffrey McCune 85
Jeffrey McCune 85

Look left, swivel head to the right. Swivel head back to the right, while swinging shoulders right and back. BUT cluck your elbows like a chicken... CURC.. CURC.. CURRRCUUMIN!

2 months ago
Geovanni D.
Geovanni D.

This is one of the most biased and un-objective videos on the subject I have ever seen. They really went out of their way to smear this.

2 months ago
Michelle Giacalone
Michelle Giacalone

I just like the taste. XD

2 months ago
GrOOvedelta93
GrOOvedelta93

Take a shot every time she starts speaking for a new take and decides to go for the exact same voice cadence. Not to say the video's bad or anything, but listening to the same melody over and over does get old after the 3rd time.

2 months ago
Fatima Nayani
Fatima Nayani

my dudes we south asians have been drinking haldi dood ("turmeric lattes" or "golden milk") for millennia, i'm so done hearing the traditional cold remedy as an instagram health food tend 😂

2 months ago
Seannn Arden
Seannn Arden

Haha this just in rats aren't people!

2 months ago
Xero
Xero

I think Dr. Michael Greger M.D. (NutritionFacts(.)org) would have to disagree. He is far, FAR more competent regarding a topic like these than you guys are, and while yeah a lot of these claims are either false or exaggerated, claims like it being better at fighting inflammation that anti-inflammatory drugs are true. I don't think I'll stay subbed if you guys keep pushing this agenda. If anyone's reading this, SciSchow is wrong, just check out NutritionFacts here on YouTube to get actual accurate information on tumeric.

2 months ago
Johnny J
Johnny J

How does she know about yellow tinted feces.

2 months ago
PMW3
PMW3

I'm sorry I know this is extremely immature, but I busted up laughing at the mention of "nut milk"

2 months ago
Kerkopes
Kerkopes

I give up.

2 months ago
CTFD & DFTBA
CTFD & DFTBA

My favorite SciShows are the debunking SciShows

2 months ago
Richard BENNETT
Richard BENNETT

Easy, easy. Watch what you state. The woman is assuming the benefits of golden milk drinks is due ONLY to the curcumins in the turmeric, which is not necessarily true. So, saying one would have to drink up to 88 cups of golden milk or more per day to get the benefits stated from doses of curcumins used in laboratory studies is flawed thinking. I am surprised SciShow to hear of this error of analysis on your part. It is not proper and scientific to compare the concentration of curcumins in laboratory studies with health benefits of golden milk drinks. As the woman points out, these are two different things. The way to test for health benefits is to run laboratory studies on what the claim is about: drinking golden milk drinks. Why? I hate to state the obvious, but the reason is that it's all the other compounds in the drink with the curcumins that is what is relevant, not just the curcumins alone, because they are not what one is drinking alone.

2 months ago
Jesse Stewart
Jesse Stewart

Essential oils 3.0

2 months ago
Aaron Dangerfield
Aaron Dangerfield

https://youtu.be/O2hervOZ3_c --> this video, aligns the same theory that pepper (piperine), alongside turmeric (curcumin) creates the reaction which is helpful to burn fats, increase sexual appetite and metabolism. I think it's worth doing a study into the interrelationships between such compounds.

2 months ago
Kevin Muyolo
Kevin Muyolo

Can you guys do a video on anti-inflammatory diets? PLEASE!

2 months ago
typelogin
typelogin

There are double-blind studies on Turmeric... do your research and check pub med...

2 months ago
Ruthy drawsalot
Ruthy drawsalot

I am sorry but tumeric is bitter and probably doesn't taste nice with coffee. Instead why not ginger, it doesn't taste bitter but a little goes a long way.

2 months ago
Arazak Jonah
Arazak Jonah

What a pain in the assy ...

2 months ago
Hubertus Eko Budidharmaja
Hubertus Eko Budidharmaja

Wake up first world people Turmeric or kunir/kunyit are just usual spice used in everyday cooking in the developing countries such as indonesia, malaysia, india etc It have natural yellow coloring properties to make some menu such as opor ayam or nasi kuning No evidence consume it everyday would prevent cancer It's superfood reputation maybe just part of its commercialization to make golden latte a trending beverages

2 months ago
Gail Bull
Gail Bull

The only health benefit I heard that turmeric has is that it's an anti-inflammatory. I wish you had mentioned that and not just the absurd claims (cancer cure, alzeheimer's cure) that get circulated about every supplement trend in the health food industry.

2 months ago
Noah Zork
Noah Zork

They're playing us as usual. Dubious incomplete research and conclusions about a popular subject with much nuance, that many feel strongly about. More arguing in the comments. More cha-ching.

2 months ago
Noah Zork
Noah Zork

The latte is the fad, you do in fact have to at minimum perform a fat extraction with your choice of fat to access the larger concentrations. Way to go Sci Show doing more harm than good as per usual.

2 months ago
Kelsey Brown
Kelsey Brown

So there isn't an actual reason for this video bc none of the human studies taught you anything. Cool 5min and 24 seconds of my life I will never get back.

2 months ago
William Hebert
William Hebert

aw dont cry rattie you're still cute!

2 months ago
Ty Vasquez
Ty Vasquez

I make it because it looks beautiful and the warmth helps me feel calm after a long day. I can't stand most hot drinks but sweet and spice hits the spot. 👌

2 months ago
Clay Lapointe
Clay Lapointe

I was a little curious ,but the video was so well done I am now going to find out more.thank you.peace.

2 months ago
Joe Caner
Joe Caner

True. _"Rats are not people,"_ but some people are rats...

2 months ago
Allison Reece
Allison Reece

This is frankly hilarious! You, young people! Ok, so here I go...I have turmeric regularly...guess what... NO yellow poop! If you happen to be in your fifties, have muscle aches and drink it in warm milk or non-dairy milk like I do... you would notice how the pain leaves your body. But you don't have a fifty something year old body, do you?... so how would you know? mike drop!

2 months ago
MasterONT
MasterONT

Last on trending

2 months ago
Chloe Rose
Chloe Rose

That hair on her forehead is bothering me

2 months ago
xnebiax
xnebiax

But it can taste good.

2 months ago
Bobby Harper
Bobby Harper

Latte? Turmeric?

2 months ago
Barbie Eyez
Barbie Eyez

Wow how much did you get paid by the Pharmaceutical company to say that?

2 months ago
FalinPerth
FalinPerth

Eat turmeric because it is delicious. Turmeric and ginger tea is perfect; woody, spicy, earthy, sweet-ish. I might have to try infusing some milk with turmeric and make a cappuccino, sounds like a good idea. Hopefully being labeled a "superfood" won't make it unaffordable!

2 months ago
Equate Null
Equate Null

A ring in the nose...just like the animals in the stockyards.....

2 months ago
vidusha123
vidusha123

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2 months ago
Edgard Pinheiro
Edgard Pinheiro

Turmeric raises the dead too.

2 months ago
RJW
RJW

god this girl is terrible

2 months ago
George Fatherson
George Fatherson

Nose. Nose!

2 months ago
adam mac
adam mac

Disappointing yet fascinating!

2 months ago
Matthew Niedbala
Matthew Niedbala

Turmeric is known to be anti inflammatory which means it definitely helps with some diseases like arthritis and heart disease. Do you know what aspirin is for? Honestly you guys are just skeptics to be skeptics.

2 months ago
Matthew Niedbala
Matthew Niedbala

The spicy compound in pepper you guys covered increases cut cumin availability by like 1000 percent

2 months ago
James Runyon
James Runyon

Are you suggesting that I Instagram my yellow tumeric poo?

2 months ago
Lost Transmission
Lost Transmission

Hello? Are you there? Can you hear me?

2 months ago
Philipe Pereira
Philipe Pereira

I can't concentrate on the content of the video. The only thing I can focus on is how she lowers her intonation so deep at the end of every sentence to a point that she totally alters her pitch.

2 months ago
Slok Shah
Slok Shah

You look like amy from the big bang theory but for youtube. Nice though

2 months ago
TomTheTom
TomTheTom

Why is an antiantioxidant not just called an oxidant?

2 months ago
adrienne.
adrienne.

Golden Milk or Turmeric Milk helps you sleep. It's also anti-inflammatory. Everything is okay in moderation. 🙄

2 months ago
Monut Yadav
Monut Yadav

I am an Indian. I know this is true. Turmuric does heals

2 months ago

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