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Thursday, January 16, 2014

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Organic Turmeric Makes Pesticide-Grown Turmeric Look Repulsive

HealthyAeon - 4:13 AM

Is “Organic” food really worth it? Or: how would you like neurotoxic or endocrine disrupting pesticides on your cancer preventing and disease curing superfood?

Another side-by-side comparison of organic vs. conventional produce reveals much to be desired from foods grown with pesticides. A vibrant and colorful specimen of organic turmeric looks visibly healthier and richer than a dull, lumpy and almost dead looking turmeric grown conventionally.

WATCH THIS VIDEO: Would you really choose THIS pesticide-laden conventional Turmeric when you could eat THIS vibrant Organic Turmeric instead?

The health benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin: Cancer prevention, anti-inflammatory disease fighter and more

The benefits of turmeric are worth taking advantage of, but a sub-par cultivation of the root may not yield the same nutritional and disease preventing boost — this organic turmeric appears to beat out this conventional turmeric…

Turmeric – at its best – is a potent nutritious root vegetable with one of the most healthy reputations in the world. Turmeric, as well as its oil extract Curcumin, have been linked with successful alternative health treatments and is a powerful anti-inflammatory.

Loaded with manganese, iron, vitamin B6 and other nutrients, it has been used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, cystic fibrosis, improved liver function and heart protection; it and also offers preventative benefits to stave off cancer (including colon cancer, prostate cancer and childhood leukemia) and diseases like Alzheimer’s and more.

Here are just a few of the scientific studies on turmeric’s cancer fighting powers:

Potential anticancer activity of turmeric (Curcuma longa)
Chemopreventive effect of turmeric against stomach and skin tumors induced by chemical carcinogens in Swiss mice
Anti-tumour and antioxidant activity of natural curcuminoids
Tumour reducing and anticarcinogenic activity of selected spices


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