For thousands of years turmeric has been used in Indian and Ayurvedic medicine to treat cuts, sprains and swelling. Around the 1940’s, scientists worked out that the anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial benefits were down to curcumin – the pigment in turmeric responsible for it’s bright golden hue. So far so good. Turmeric or curcumin? The problem however, is harnessing … Continue reading Can a daily teaspoon of turmeric help prevent cancer?
Although inflammation isn't always a bad sign (when it's in response to an infection or injury for example) experts agree that in the long term, high levels aren't good. One of the best ways to fight inflammation is through diet. The three foods below are proven to help your body buffer the inflammatory response, and with three meals … Continue reading How to fight inflammation with food