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6 Top Reasons to Eat Turmeric Every Day

If you had to choose just one spice in the world to increase your well being and help you live a long healthy life, a good choice would be turmeric. There are over 1,000 published animal and human …

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The Spice that Stops Muscle Pain in its Tracks

Who hasn’t felt that heavy, achy feeling of overworked muscles? You know the kind—it’s the type that settles in a day or two after exercising beyond one’s current level of fitness. I tend to experienc…

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Topical Application of Turmeric Curcumin for Cancer

In my video, Turmeric Curcumin and Colon Cancer, I talked about a study where researchers showed that, by taking curcumin, the yellow pigment in the spices turmeric and curry powder, those at high ris…

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Turmeric Curcumin and Colon Cancer

The low incidence of  bowel cancer in India is often attributed to natural antioxidants such as curcumin, the yellow pigment in the spice turmeric, used in curry powder. However, it is important to re…

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These Are The Only 3 Supplements I’ll Take

Years ago, I got carried away with all the hoopla surrounding the benefits of over-the-counter vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements. I was already taking some of them. Then, a new nutritionis…

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Magic Bullets vs. Promiscuous Plants

During the last decade, the drug industry has followed an assumption that a single drug hitting a single target was the "rational" way to design drugs. We’re learning that Mother Nature may be a bit t…

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Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong?

Since ancient times, Mother Nature has been a fertile source for drugs used to treat human diseases. One such remedy is the spice turmeric, specifically known for its naturally-yellow compound, curcum…

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The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now there’s one more reason to enjoy your favorite curry dish. Turmeric, a spice commonly found in many Indian curry dishes, has been found to improve memory and cognition in as little as one hour. …

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How Curry Can Kill Cancer Cells

It is estimated that the human body consists of ten or so trillion cells. Almost all of these cells get turned over within approximately 100 days. That means we're like a new person every three months…

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Carcinogen Blocking Effects of Turmeric

Researchers are becoming increasingly aware of "plant-derived substances that act as chemopreventive agents." Chemopreventatives are substances that help prevent cancer, as opposed to chemotherapy age…

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