Turn Up the Tumeric!

2020-06-15T14:30:09+00:00June 14th, 2019|

Nearly 4,000 years old and related to ginger, turmeric is becoming increasingly-known for its multiple health benefits and culinary accolades. The yellow-orange spice, native to India and Indonesia, not only gives curries their rich color, it has long been used as a seasoning, in religious ceremonies, and as a medicinal herb to treat digestive issues.  Turmeric is the best food source of a compound called curcumin, a plant chemical shown to block enzymes leading to cellular inflammation and [...]