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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup and pasta is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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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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A Delicious Soup That Fights The Cold & Flu

Winter might slow us down in general, but it can make the nose run. Body ache, fatigue, colds and flu are, alas, a bane of the cold months all over the country. Traditional advice on how to fight s…

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5 Spices That Are The Most Powerful Antioxidants

Spices are a rich source of polyphenols, which means we should all be eating more of them. Polyphenols are powerful anti-oxidants that neutralize the free radicals formed by constant sun exposure and …

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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 to Cook With Wonder Spice Turmeric: A Quick Primer

In Northern India, where I live, our love of turmeric dates back more than 5,000 years! We rarely cook a meal without turmeric. Every dal, curry and stir-fry must have the signature gold coloring lent…

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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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6 Ways to Fight Inflammation Naturally

Avoiding NSAIDS like Ibuprofen and naproxen because of their potential side effects? Here are botanical alternatives that may fit the bill. Even when we get our eating habits in order, we mig…

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