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Americans Are Once Again Obsessed With Something That Indians Have Been Having For Years

Please stop.

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The Guardian recently published a story discussing America's obsession with Turmeric Lattes.

Via Twitter: @guardian

The article explains that right after ghee, homemade yoghurt and coconut oil, turmeric is the next big Indian health wave to hit America.

And Indian twitter users couldn't help but rub that fact in.

Haldi-doodh just got a chic new makeover! #Turmeric #latte: the ‘golden milk’ with a cult following https://t.co/9wW35yzAmy

Matlab hadh hi hai!! Turmeric latte seriously? Haldi dudh hai 🙄 ye chai latte bahut nahi tha?? https://t.co/dZsOqbxXC1

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@guardian my grand mother used to give when ever we fall sick or for minor injuries. Great healer.

Turmeric 'latte' is the drink of 2016. Haldi doodh turns hipster peeps 🙄 https://t.co/ujlmXUITAr

@guardian You should simply research on Indian home remedies. You'll get tonnes of stuff like 'Golden Milk' right here.

TBF, The Guardian article does reference the fact that America is only just now catching up to India.


After ghee, homemade yoghurt and coconut oil, turmeric is the latest health-food trend to originate from the south Asian pantry, another sign that the Indian subcontinent may be ahead of the hipster curve. Turmeric and milk is a fairly well-entrenched drink in the region's food culture, where it is considered a restorative. Turmeric is part of Ayurvedic medicine – a holistic, all-natural approach to health that has been practised for centuries in India – and a ubiquitous ingredient in curries and rice dishes.