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Super Ingredient Series: Turmeric
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What is Turmeric? Turmeric is an edible root that comes from the turmeric plant. It is a very common ingredient found in the Asian diet and has been used in India for thousands of years for its flavor, coloring, and medicinal qualities. Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color and is used to color and flavor mustards, cheeses, and butter. Modern scientific research has shown turmeric has amazing health benefits including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The main active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin and it is the curcumin that offers the medicinal benefits. What are the benefits?...