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The Value of Spices

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Spicing up your meals may also spice up your life.

Just look at tumeric. Tumeric is an Indian spice which gives curries its yellow color.

It may actually help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. In Alzheimer’s disease, plaques are deposited in the brain, which causes the brain to work poorly. Researchers at UCLA found that curcumin, one of most active substances found in turmeric, reduced the number of these plaques by 50 percent.

Dean Ornish, M.D. The Spectrum, p. 62