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The Mood and Brain Benefits of Curcumin from Turmeric

By: Andrew Scholey, Katherine Cox Compounds that increase the activity of certain neurotransmitters (chemical signalling molecules) or the delivery of the basic energy substrates (glucose and oxygen) to the brain have the potential to improve aspects of cognitive function. Those that, like curcumin, decrease inflammation and oxidative stress may have longer-term benefits for the ageing brain. […]

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Turmeric Curcumin Depression Treatment 

The Spice That Fights Depression The kitchen cure that works as well as antidepressants In feel-good news (literally), a completely natural pill could soon join the ranks of depression prescriptions. Curcumin, an active compound derived from the spice turmeric, was put to the test against a traditional antidepressant, fluoxetine in a study published in Phytotherapy […]

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