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What's the Hype about Turmeric?

Posted by Vickie Tse on

What's the Hype about Turmeric?

If you have been clicking around the internet for wellness articles, you've likely come across turmeric and its many health benefits. Yellow turmeric, scientifically named Curcuma Longa, is a member of the ginger family. The bright yellow color of this root that annoyingly stains your fingers and clothes is from curcuminoids.  It's worth all that colouring because these curcuminoids are  components that provide the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidising benefits of turmeric.   Turmeric can also used as a traditional medicinal herb.  When recipes refer to turmeric, they usually refer to yellow turmeric which is the most common one. While we know that turmeric works magic...

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