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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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Does turmeric really help protect us from cancer?

Turmeric is a rather unassuming root that you’d easily overlook – but ground down it’s a yellow-orange spice that’s at the heart of just about every Indian curry. But over the years numerous articles have appeared claiming that this common spice is able to cure anything from heartburn to an upset stomach, and keep at […]

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Turmeric For Weight Loss: Kitchen Spice That Burns Fat

Turmeric’s Many Benefits that Aid in Weight Loss When you’re trying to lose weight, you want to make sure you are doing it in the safest way possible. There are a lot of different synthetic weight loss pills with high claims and low results on the market. Even more, though they may aid in weight […]

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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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