WEB DESK: Over the years, Turmeric has considered an oldest ingredient to cure numerous diseases. Many traditional remedies made with this magical spice. Besides this, it is also considered as a beauty secret as it is used in multiple home remedies for skin. It soothes skin and improves complexion too. Hence, the benefits are countless.
But the recent researches have raised a question that does all this hype regarding turmeric is true or not?
Since it is considered as an aid for an over all health of human body. It might be helpful in cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. However, the researchers want to figure out whether the benefits linked with spice are true or not?
Nicole Osinga, a registered Dietitian, adds that,”Turmeric has become popular recently, with individuals experimenting with using turmeric in new ways, such as in a milk drink,” saying, the trend of people drinking “golden milk,” made with turmeric. Sometimes when foods/nutrients gain popularity, their impact on human health tends to get over-exaggerated.”
Also, a review paper of Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, reads after examining more than 120 studies that, “The likely false activity of curcumin in vitro (in labs) and in vivo (in living organisms) has resulted in more than 120 clinical trials of curcuminoids against several diseases. No double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial of curcumin has been successful.”
Regarding turmeric’s benefit in cancer, Osinga says, “Not likely, but it can reduce inflammation in the body that leads to chronic diseases such as cancer? Yes, He further said.”
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