Who Shouldn’t Consume Turmeric or Curcumin ? Video
Who Shouldn’t Consume Turmeric or Curcumin? In this video Dr. Greger of nutritionfacts.org advises us that just because something is natural and plant-based doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe for consumption. In fact, those who are pregnant, have gallstones, or are susceptible to kidney stones may want to moderate their turmeric consumption. See the above video to learn more about his findings based upon available research.
Who Shouldn’t Consume Turmeric or Curcumin Notes :
Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant, and is commonly used in Asian cuisine. You probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders, mustards, etc. But the root of turmeric is also used widely to make medicine. It contains a yellow-colored chemical called curcumin, which is often used to color foods and cosmetics. WebMD
Curcumin is the yellow pigment associated with the curry spice, turmeric, and to a lesser extent ginger. It is a small molecule that is the prototypical ‘curcuminoid’, and has effects similar to other polyphenols but unique in a way as it is a different class of polyphenol (relative to the other classes of ‘flavonoid’, ‘stilbene’, etc.) Examine
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