Once again turmeric or, more precisely, the curcumin in turmeric has hit the health headlines.
Now curcumin is being heralded as a possible wonder weight loss aid.
Experiments have been taking place with mice by giving them doses of curcumin with their food.
And the mice that got the curcumin lost body fat and weight.
The treatment has not been done on people yet but we’re sure it won’t be too long before it does.
You can read about the research in lots of places on the internet. One of the easiest articles to read (some of the articles are quite technical) is on the Nutra Ingredients website.
Turmeric is a spice that is often used in curries, so does this mean that one day we’ll be encouraged to eat curries to lose weight?