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Turmeric is an Indian spice that is actually a root. It is a common spice used in Asian cooking, and over 800 studies have shown that curcumin, one of the most powerful antioxidants found within turmeric, may prevent cancer.
Curcumin is a polyphenol antioxidant, which has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-cancer properties.
Traditionally, turmeric has been used to treat a variety of illnesses including skin conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, respiratory illnesses, and infections. Plus, this spice has little to no side effects, so it can be safely ingested.
In research, there has been much attention placed on curcumin due to its ability to possibly treat and prevent cancer.
Studies have concluded that curcumin can induce apoptosis – spontaneous cancer cell death and halt the growth of tumor cells within the body.
Researchers at Columbia University Department of Surgery have also studied the effects of curcumin on pancreatic cancer.
They gave a highly bioavailable form of curcumin to patients with advanced pancreatic or biliary cancer along with chemotherapy medications. As a result, many of the patients reported improvements in their appetites, overall ability to function and with their fatigue.
You can easily make a delicious and calming turmeric tea – that will can help your memory and boost your mood.
This super spice is a proven natural and safe cure with numerous health benefits. Find out 7 ways to add turmeric to your daily diet.