• Turmeric for Dog Arthritis: 8 Evidence Based Benefits, Dosage and Recipes

    Turmeric for Dog Arthritis: 8 Evidence Based Benefits, Dosage and Recipes

    I receive so many emails asking for inputs if turmeric can help in dog arthritis. So today I am going to discuss the same. Starting with why turmeric can be of help and then move on to how much to give and some easy ways to do so. I have divided the article in 3 broad sections: The first section discusses which medications are used today for dog arthritis and how they […]

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  • Why Turmeric Beats Many Steroidal Medications Hands Down

    Why Turmeric Beats Many Steroidal Medications Hands Down

    Steroids are a class of drugs that are used to treat immunological, inflammatory and allergic diseases. Also called corticosteroids or glucocorticoids, these are different from anabolic steroids used to enhance maleness and muscle power. Corticosteroids are widely used to treat asthma, allergies, arthritis, skin disorders caused by immunological problems, multiple sclerosis, stress related disorders and even cancer. They reduce inflammation and affect the functioning of mismanaged immune system. Corticosteroids are […]

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  • Turmeric – A Powerful Weapon Against Kidney Disorders

    Turmeric – A Powerful Weapon Against Kidney Disorders

    I received several emails and messages to discuss if turmeric can be of benefit to Kidneys. It for sure took me time to get back but here it is. Most of us take risk of kidney disorders lightly. Thus, before I go ahead and discuss turmeric benefits. I just want to present a few facts regarding kidney disorders. I am using stats on America as they are easily available. But the […]

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  • Turmeric for Alcohol Toxicity

    Turmeric for Alcohol Toxicity

    Alcohol toxication is one of the major concerns around the world as consumption of alcohol has been increasing for the past decade. When the alcohol is consumed, it enters the blood and is directly metabolized in the liver. In the liver alcohol is broken down into byproducts which if present in large amounts can damage the body. In case there is a high concentration of alcohol in the blood, it […]

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  • How to Make Turmeric Paste or Golden Paste

    How to Make Turmeric Paste or Golden Paste

    Turmeric paste is also popularly known as “GOLDEN PASTE” and the reason is obvious why.  There are so many recipes available to make golden paste and one very good one is by Jill Moore of Turmeric User Group on Facebook. The paste can prove to be super useful for both pets and humans. Jill explains it so well that I have kept every word she has written same What is needed for […]

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Should You Take Turmeric or Curcumin? Which is Better?

Turmeric vs curcumin - which is better

Up till now we have covered a vast number of topics as to how turmeric helps in dealing with various conditions. And if you have gone through most of them, we have been talking mostly about curcumin and its medicinal value. This may give an impression that curcumin is the only beneficial ingredient in turmeric. But is it so ? Is turmeric only about curcumin or is there more to […]

Study Says Turmeric Is Helpful in Alzheimer’s Disease

Study says turmeric helpful in Alzheimers disease

Shortening of telomeres is a ket cause of ageing and related disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder caused due to accumulation of Amyloid-beta protein and involves oxidative stress in the brain. Telomeres are the structures found at the end of each chromosome. Reduction in telomere length is primarily because of cell division. Telomere shortening is controlled by the hTERT subunit of telomerase enzyme. Inhibition of aging […]