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New Research Adds Spice to Curcumin's Health-Promoting Benefits
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The health benefits of over-the-counter curcumin supplements might not get past your gut, but new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body. Curcumin is a ... [...]
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Turmeric offers a wide range of health benefits
Photo (c) Swapan - Fotolia Turmeric (or Curcumin), the bright orange spice that gives curry its distinctive glow, has been a staple in Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian cooking for thousands of years. The bitter herb sees generous use in nearly all ... [...]
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Breast cancer patients find that acupuncture has 'shocking' health benefits
Mao said allowing women to try alternative therapies as part of their treatment based on preferences, gives them back a sense of control. He also said these natural methods of treatment have shown that they help patients. Trials and research found that ... [...]
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Pomegranates: Other Benefits Besides Arthritis Treatment
A study published by the National Institutes of Health found pomegranate caused a slower division of cancerous cells regarding prostate cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, and skin cancer, and concluded, "It is anticipated that in-depth research into ... [...]
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Turmeric Rx: Centuries-old Indian spice may have multiple health benefits
The Curcuma longa plant is a member of the ginger family. Curcumin makes up 3.4 percent of the turmeric root-stem or rhizome but provides its color and many of its health benefits. Curcumin is available only as a supplement or by eating turmeric spice. [...]
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Turmeric's Health Benefits and 8 Ways to Get the Spice in Your Life
It adds an earthy, slightly bitter note to recipes, but that's not all it's known for; it's also gaining speed in medical studies as a compound with all sorts of benefits. There are two main active compounds in turmeric: Curcumin and aromatic (ar ... [...]
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Ahiflower Bests Flax Oil Omega Benefits & Other Research
Ahiflower Bests Flax Oil Omega Benefits & Other Research ... This suggests a long-lasting benefit from B-GOS consumption in early life on brain health and development that can extend at least into young adulthood. ... They tested the hypothesis that ... [...]
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Research is confirming benefits of curcumin
Most Americans have never heard of the spice turmeric. And yet millions consume it on a regular basis without realizing it. That's because this Asian spice provides the color in yellow mustard. Turmeric also is a critical ingredient in curry powder ... [...]
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The Health Benefits Of Adding Turmeric To Your Diet
Recently, it's popping up everywhere in foods, supplements and teas as its varied health benefits continue to be discovered. The medicinal compound in turmeric is curcumin, which is associated with reducing inflammation, relieving pain and arthritis, ... [...]
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28 Remarkable Benefits Of Turmeric For Skin Care, Hair And Health
Studies have also shown that curcumin, a compound found in turmeric that's responsible for the spice's dark yellow color, may block cancer growth and decrease tumor size. In addition, turmeric naturally detoxifies the liver. (When your liver is ... [...]
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Turmeric Health Benefits: Have a Happy New Year With Turmeric
Such studies raise the question of which is better to take: whole turmeric, generally used as a powdered spice with food; or curcumin, which is usually taken as a supplement? Each has been shown to have health benefits, but unless you have a specific ... [...]
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15 Health Benefits Of Turmeric
Turmeric also continues to be studied for its potential health benefits — specifically those tied to one component of the spice, the antioxidant curcumin. Below are 15 reasons to include more turmeric in your diet, in ways that go beyond curry and ... [...]
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The amazing health benefits of turmeric
In that study, 21 subjects with head and neck cancers chewed two tablets containing 1,000 milligrams of curcumin. An independent lab in Maryland evaluated the results and found that the cancer-promoting enzymes in the patients' mouths were inhibited by ... [...]
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Bioavailable curcumin matches prescription drug for joint health benefits
Eight weeks of 1 gram per day of the patented curcumin ingredient BCM-95 provided the same reductions in swelling and pain as 100 milligrams per day of the prescription drug diclofenac sodium, according to findings published in Phytotherapy Research. [...]
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The Health Benefits of Curry
Studies published by the Arthritis Foundation reveal that turmeric and curcumin prevent joint inflammation, and a clinical trial of a turmeric supplement in 2010 showed a long-term reduction in pain among patients with osteoarthritis in their knees. In ... [...]
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Turmeric Health Benefits
Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is a natural anti-inflammatory that has been proven to ease muscle soreness after a tough workout. According to Joy, in some cases, turmeric works and may outperform the over-the-counter meds, like ibuprofen ... [...]
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