Healing Powers of Ayurveda Emerge in Scientific Studies
has been discovering what ayurveda has known for thousands
of years, that what we eat affects our health and can
help prevent illness. Two recent discoveries are: that
turmeric, a common spice in curries, helps to prevent
cancer and that cinnamon can help prevent diabetes. Below
are some linked articles related to the subject:
prevents cancer, particularly leukemia, say researchers
After researchers noted the rareness of leukemia
in Asia, they were able to trace this benefit to turmeric,
which is commonly found in curry spice.
Turmeric holds a high place in Ayurvedic medicine
as a cleanser of the body and today science
is finding a growing list of diseased conditions which
turmerics active ingredient heals.
May Help to Alleviate Diabetes Says UCSB Researcher
Cinnamon may be more than a spice - it may have
a medical application in preventing and combating diabetes.
Cinnamon may help by playing the role of an insulin substitute
in type II diabetes, according to cellular and molecular
studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara,
Iowa State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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