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  • Dr. Jill Kenney, Naturopathic Medicine, Fairfield, CT

One of the best antioxidants is probably in your spice cabinet!!!

TURMERIC (Curcuma longa) is a native Asian plant, a member of the ginger family and is the main spice in curry. The active component of turmeric is Curcumin which gives turmeric the distinct orange-yellow color.

Turmeric/Curcumin is a powerhouse spice with numerous health benefits!

  • It acts as an anti-inflammatory and a potent anti-oxidant.

  • Helps with chronic health conditions including:

  • Asthma

  • Allergies

  • Arthritis (Juvenile, Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis)

  • Autoimmune conditions

  • Intestinal disorders

  • Protection against certain cancers.

Turmeric can be added to soup and stir fry, sprinkled on salad, juiced, taken as a supplement or consumed as Turmeric tea!

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