Turmeric contains compounds called circuminoids, of which curcumin is the main active ingredient. It is a powerful anti-oxidant as well as an anti-inflammatory. Chronic inflammation eventually results in disease. By eating foods that reduce inflammation you reduce your changes of getting chronic diseases.
There are numerous other benefits including treating depression, boosting brain capacity, reducing heart disease, preventing cancer, arthritus and heart disease. You'll find no shortage of resources showing all the benefits of turmeric.
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