- 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:
Arthritis (Juvenile, Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis)
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!