3 doctors weighed in:
Are there benefits of the spice tumeric in your diet?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
But only if it is combined with a black pepper that contains piperine.
Tumeric is otherwise poorly absorbed. The indian people who consume large amounts tumeric in their diet through their curry dishes are noted to have the lowest incidence of alzheimer's disease.

In brief: Yes
But only if it is combined with a black pepper that contains piperine.
Tumeric is otherwise poorly absorbed. The indian people who consume large amounts tumeric in their diet through their curry dishes are noted to have the lowest incidence of alzheimer's disease.
Dr. Steven Charlap
Dr. Steven Charlap
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Turmeric
Turmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin.
This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It increases Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & is reported to have anticarcinogenic effects. Agree that it should be taken with black pepper.

In brief: Turmeric
Turmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin.
This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It increases Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & is reported to have anticarcinogenic effects. Agree that it should be taken with black pepper.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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