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Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice commonly used in Curry, which has Curcumin and the Curcuminoids as the main bioactive compounds. Turmeric itself is fairly healthy and has other bioactives in it.

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Also Known As

Indian Curry, Curry extract

Do Not Confuse With

Curcumin (main bioactive of Turmeric), Saffron (Turmeric is known as Indian saffron)

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