Curry — It’s brain food!

Last year, Cole’s team identified another nutrient that appears to combat Alzheimer’s plaques in mice: curcumin, the yellow pigment in turmeric, one of the spices that make up curry powder. Researchers became interested in curcumin’s potential to prevent or treat Alzheimer’s disease after noting the low prevalence of dementia among the elderly in India, where curry is a staple.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/05/050528141248.htm

 

 

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