Curcumin, a compound found in the cooking spice turmeric, can cause a modest but measurable increase in levels of a protein that’s known to be important in the “innate” immune system, helping to prevent infection in humans and other animals. This cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide, or CAMP, is part of what helps the immune system fight off various bacteria, viruses or fungi.Continue Reading
Restricts the Growth of Cancerous Cells
Almost half of U.S. men and women will eventually be diagnosed with a malignant, cancerous growth. Cancers are the result of damage to DNA in the nucleus of our cells. In cancer, cells become so severely damaged that they lose their normal control systems for growth, cell division and death.
Cancers will attract new blood vessels to themselves to feed their runaway appetites for nutrients needed for their out-of-control growth. Cancers can even clone themselves and, traveling through the blood stream and lymphatic system, metastasize throughout the body.Continue Reading