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is turmeric healthy? what are benefits?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Recipe: Turmeric has been shown in research to be anti-bacterial and anti-cancer.
Answered on Aug 11, 2018
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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Also one of the most potent antioxidants known to man after cardamon and cinnamon.
Jun 10, 2012
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Turmeric is healthy.: Turmeric contains cucuminoid like curcumin. This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It increases Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which can help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & has anticarcinogenic effects.
Answered on Aug 11, 2018

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tumeric: is well known for it's anti-inflammatory effects.
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Turmeric: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-662-turmeric.aspx?activeingredientid=662&activeingredientname=turmeric
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
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Diet: No scientific data.
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Dr. David Sire
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Claims not verified: Raw garlic has been associated with help with high blood pressure, but not as much as medications. Tumeric has had many claims for health benefits b ... Read More
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