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#135 Can Turmeric Help with Inflammation?

April 05, 2023

What condiments do you like on a hamburger? Did you say mustard? Do you buy the traditional bright yellow mustard? Guess what spice is in it? Turmeric. Does turmeric have anti-inflammatory benefits for your body? What about in a supplement? Is it worth spending your money or not? 

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Speaking of information valuable for your journey, in two weeks your favorite bariatric dietitians Isabel and Gayle will join me to answer your questions on calcium and vitamin D.

What's discussed about turmeric:

What is inflammation?

What is in turmeric that has an anti-inflammatory effect on your body?

What is CRP?

What type of blood test measures inflammation or CRP?

How do anti inflammatory foods work in the body?

Do you only need turmeric?

What other foods and spices have an anti-inflammatory effect?

Recipe for Golden Turmeric and Ginger Latte

What about turmeric supplements

Are their side effects that could be dangerous?

What is the typical dosage?