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Does turmeric’s reputation translate into real health benefits?

12 mins | Jun 5, 2022
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The wellness industry is already cashing in on it, but there is a catch. Clinical trials do show that curcumin, present in the turmeric spice, may help fight osteoarthritis and other diseases — and yet, things are not as straightforward as that sounds: bioavailability. or how to get it into the blood, still remains a vital issue. David Cox takes a closer look.
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