Can Turmeric Help Fight Alzheimer’s Disease and Liver Damage?

Playing Drs. Rx: Can Turmeric Fight Alzheimer’s and Liver Disease?

Could adding a popular spice to your food help fight multiple serious diseases?

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The Doctors discuss the turmeric food trend popping up in items like coffee, which some say can potentially help fight Alzheimer’s disease and possibly reverse liver damage. ER physician expert Dr. Travis Stork explains that turmeric contains the powerful antioxidant curcumin, which reportedly has a slew of health benefits.

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Are you ready to add this popular spice to your morning coffee? Try out the recipe below and let us know what you think!

Drs. Turmeric Latte Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 oz. brewed strong coffee or espresso 
  • 4 oz. coconut milk 
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric 
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted 
  • Optional sweetener of choice: honey, vanilla or almond extract, or pepper 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add coffee, turmeric, coconut milk, and melted coconut oil to a blender
  2. Blend until frothy