I love herbs and spices, not only for their flavors but also for their medicinal effects.
And if I had to pick one health all-star, it would have to be turmeric, the spice born of the curcuma longa plant that gives curries their rich golden yellow color.
It’s more than just a tasty flavor-enhancer though. The chief polyphenol in turmeric, curcumin, has healing and protective powers that make it a nutritional force to be reckoned with.
Here’s my in-a-nutshell guide to this miraculous gift of nature – and how to put it to work for you: