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Spice Proven to Speed Metabolism, Fight Cancer

Spice Proven to Speed Metabolism, Fight Cancer

Turmeric is not just for curries anymore.† New research by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found the key ingredient in the spice turmeric, curcumin, enhances the activity of the cells’ energy centers to speed metabolism. Given overweight and obesity rates, which are at an all-time high, this new information offers assistance to the millions of people trying to lose weight.

This information follows a lengthy list of other studies showing curcumin’s ability to prevent or delay cancer, prevent and even improve Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, heal heart disease, arthritis, and depression.

Of course you can still enjoy turmeric (fresh or powdered) in curries, but don’t hold back with this spice.† Add it to soups, stews, and salad dressings too.† The USDA study found that supplementing with 300 to 500 mg of curcuminoids (the collective name for the active ingredients in turmeric) worked best for boosting metabolism.

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3:37PM PDT on Oct 30, 2013

Thank you !!!

9:44AM PDT on Jul 26, 2013

I am going to give Melissa's suggestion a try in the eggs, sounds yummy. I take turmeric for pain which works great without side effects.

5:18PM PST on Feb 11, 2013

I absolutely love mixing turmeric powder (about 1/4 teaspoon) in with a scrambled egg. Also adding freshly ground black pepper aids in the absorption of turmerics wonderful benefits. (:

2:45AM PST on Nov 4, 2012

Sounds like we need to add it to our diets, thanks for info!

5:06AM PDT on Sep 14, 2012


12:48AM PDT on Sep 9, 2012

Thank you.

12:47AM PDT on Sep 9, 2012

Thank you.

12:46AM PDT on Sep 9, 2012

Thank you.

4:05AM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

thank you.

12:28PM PDT on Aug 12, 2012


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