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Turmeric Spice: Anti-Inflammatory & Cancer Fighting


Forget the Advil and knock back a shot of Turmeric

Curcumin, the compound in turmeric responsible for that bright hue, isn’t just for making those bold curry colours. Curcumin is has a whole host of the health benefits and is one of the most potent anti-inflammatories in nature.

The journal Oncogene published the results of a study that evaluated several anti-inflammatory compounds and found that aspirin and ibuprofen are least effective, while curcumin, is among the most effective anti-inflammatory compounds in the world.  Continue Reading…