I've heard about the health benefits of curcumin (main component in turmeric) for quite awhile now. It's anti inflammatory properties have been studied and proven. It helps prevent and treat cancer as well. Here are a few interesting links about this interesting spice. I'm going to start currying all the rice I eat and see if I notice any kind of change in my health.
Indians have much lower incidence of Alzheimers (1-2%) than Westerners (17%) Could be diet related in that most Indians eat rice, beans and butter as their main food sources and consume very little meat.
RA and curcumin
Stop. Curry time!