You might have heard about the possible health benefits with of the spice turmeric, and The Doctors discuss how the popular Indian spice could benefit you.
The panel covers the case of a 67-year-old woman who battled blood cancer and reportedly replaced her conventional treatments with 8 grams of curcumin, one of the main compounds in turmeric. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork says turmeric is anti-inflammatory and shares that he adds it to many of his foods, but he stresses that no one should stop cancer treatments and only take turmeric to treat the disease. He also notes that if someone can optimize the things we put in our body that you may possibly increase your odds of successfully fighting cancer.
Find out which common spice The Doctors suggest pairing with turmeric in order to possibly get the most from the popular spice.
But are there any drawbacks to turmeric? The Doctors discuss the case of a woman who was reportedly injected with a solution containing the spice, which has Dr. Travis strongly noting, "Foods are meant to be eaten, not injected."