The Top Ten Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is a distinctive yellow-orange spice used as flavoring for ethnic dishes like Indian curry.   Furthermore, research has shown that it is not just a spice for providing pizzazz to food but it also possesses health benefits.  And since it comes in powder form, it can easily be consumed either as supplements or as addition to cooked food.

Curcuminoids, which are the active ingredients in turmeric, has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, thus, making them useful in both prevention and intervention.  Other properties that continue to be discovered include antiviral, antifungal, antiparasitic, antimutagen and anticancer.

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