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tag: Turmeric health benefits

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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