Turmeric contains an agent called cucumin that works in the digestive system. It stimulates the gallbladder to produce more bile and helps to relieve issues such as gas and bloating. It has also been seen to effectively treat issues such as inflammatory bowel diseases, crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. However, Turmeric sometimes increases stomach acid levels so it can not be used to treat stomach ulcers.

Early research shows that turmeric can help lower blood cholesterol levels and keep low-density lipoprotein levels from building up in arteries. This condition is also known as atherosclerosis. Turmeric also keeps platelets from clumping together which creates the possibility of stopping blood clots from forming on artery walls.

There has been scientific research shown that turmeric is an effective agent for killing cancer cells. When mixed with platinum it becomes more water soluble, making it easier for organs to absorb the mixture. This has be proven to be 100 times more effective in treating cancers such as melanoma and breast cancer then using them separately. It could also suppress the growth of cancer cells.

helpful nutritional facts from healthy lifestyle secretsSecret: Tumeric is part of the ginger family and is native to areas of Asia as well as India. It has been used in traditional Oriental medicine system for a long time. It has been used to treat and prevent a variety of conditions from high cholesterol to eczema to cancer.

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