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A 53-year-old male asked:

is turmeric and ginger good for treating arthritus been adding to my smoothies?

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Dr. William Jakavick
Cosmetic Dentistry 37 years experience
Groovy Smoothie: Turmeric’s biological properties include reducing joint destruction and blocking a protein responsible for joint inflammation. And ginger has been found to be more effective than placebo at relieving joint pain. Since they are both key ingredients in the wonder supplement instaflex, i would have to say that they are good for treating arthritis symptoms.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: They have no proven value.

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