Thursday, March 08, 2012

Here is a wonderful reason to enjoy Indian food: a compound in turmeric, called curcumin, helps the body/brain flush out amyloid plaques.

The findings build on previous research linking curry consumption to reduced Alzheimer's risk, including one study that found that only 1 percent of elderly Indians developed the disease -- a quarter of the rate seen in the United States.
You can also buy curcumin in supplements. Check out this article from DEMENTIA WEEKLY: