Turmeric, a member of the ginger family, gives that beautiful golden color to many dishes in Indian cuisine. This magical root has so many healing properties! It’s biggest superhero strength comes in the form of curcumin, a compound that has been shown to reduce inflammation in the body. Many more controlled, human studies are coming out all the time showing that Turmeric could be a key factor in helping to prevent/reduce the plaque that develops on the brain, leading to Alzheimers and dementia.
This is a great article from Experience Life that gets at the heart of what I think America’s main health problems are… a state of bodily inflammation from poor nutrition, lack of exercise and stress.
Back in 1998 or so, I distinctly remember Madonna’s album “Ray of Light” came out. It’s the only Madonna CD I ever purchased. I liked it because William Orbit, one of my musical heroes produced it, and I liked the yogic themes presented in the lyrics.