This brightly colored, mildly fragranced tea recipe from Skinnyms (the recipe is at the end of the post) does wonders for the immune system. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, and has high levels of antioxidants. It is anti-viral, anti-fungal and can help protect against cancer.

Louisa Shafia at RachaelRay.com says …

Every time you slather mustard on your hotdog or hamburger, you just may be helping to prevent Alzheimer’s or arthritis. The reason is that the humble spice turmeric, routinely added to mustard to give the condiment it signature yellow color, has been shown to have powerful curative properties.

Turmeric is a rhizome, like ginger, and in its native India, where people cook with it daily, the rate of Alzheimer’s in people in their 70’s is among the lowest in the world. Studies are now being conducted on turmeric’s prevention of Alzheimer’s, as well as its effectiveness as a treatment for people who already suffer from symptoms of the disease.

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