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Treating Alzheimer’s with Turmeric

The spice turmeric may help prevent Alzheimer's disease, but what about treating Alzheimer's disease with the spice turmeric? An exciting case series was published in 2012: three Alzheimer's patients …

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Might Turmeric Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?

There are plenty of anti-inflammatory drugs out there that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease, but stomach, liver and kidney toxicity precludes their widespread use. So maybe using an anti-inf…

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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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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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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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The Spice That Can Strengthen Your Brain

What if there was something sitting in your pantry that had the potential to naturally boost your brain power? Turmeric, the golden-orange spice commonly used in curries, may play a role in enhanci…

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Which Spices Fight Inflammation?

Once in a while I come across a study that's so juicy I have to share it. A group of researchers at the University of Florida, Gainesville and Pennsylvania State set up a brilliant experiment. We'v…

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Turmeric: Anti-Depressant, Anti-Cancer and More

Turmeric is one of my favorite spices. I honestly think it makes pretty much any savory dish better, from carrot salad to egg-less omelets; a nice sprinkle of turmeric goes a long way. Turmeric powder…

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