Navigation Links
Spices in curries spruce up aging minds

In an interesting study conducted at National University of Singapore recently by researchers, reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology//, November 1, 2006 edition, to study the tangible benefits of curries commonly used by Asian communities it was discovered that a regular consumption of meals which are accompanied by a helping of curries slow down the degenerative processes of the brain which is often indelibly associated with aging. Asian elders who have regular helpings of curries in different forms show better memory reasoning judgment thinking and speech on standard tests.

The beneficial element of curries has been traced to the yellow spice ‘turmeric’ which is well known as a powerful anti inflammatory and anti oxidant traditionally - a must have in every Indian home. Today it is scientifically proven that ‘Curcumin’ found in turmeric is indeed an effective anti-oxidant and anti inflammatory.

Earlier research done by scientists have proven the efficacy of anti inflammatory drugs to slow down the development of Alzheimer’s disease .However pharmaceutical preparations are often harmful for the stomach and liver so does not suit elderly people .Although Vitamin E has shown marked efficiency in laboratory studies in protecting nerve cells the basic functional unit of brain ,it has failed to show effectiveness in boosting cognitive functions such as thinking, reasoning, memory , judgment in people suffering from mild to moderate dementia. Antioxidants, such as vitamin E, have been shown to protect neurons in lab experiments but have had limited success in alleviating cognitive decline in patients with mild-to-moderate dementia.

In the study conducted by Dr. Tze-Pin Ng and his team three groups were studied to correlate the effect of intake of curries among three groups of elderly people between the ages of 60 and 93 of Asian origin, on mental prowess . 43% of the people who said they have helpings of curry regularly showed defini tely better cognitive responses tested under standardized guidelines than those who rarely include curries in their diet. It is noteworthy that elderly Indians who use turmeric in a wide variety of their cuisines are less prone to Alzheimer’s disease as compared to their western counterparts.

The researchers have concluded on the basis of their findings that the potential of Turmeric which is remarkably less toxic that most commercially prepared anti inflammatory drugs should not be overlooked in fighting the quietly invading Alzheimer’s disease which is crippling many of our older generation today.

<
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Spices Could Be Employed To Treat Certain Cancers
2. Drawing from Myth to Become Mistress of Spices
3. Spices and Herbal Tea Help in Losing Weight
4. A syndicate formed to spruce up mental health
5. £180m contract signed to spruce up Glasgows hospital service
6. GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging
7. Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique
8. Creams may not reverse aging
9. Tea can prevent aging
10. New breast cancer drug appears encouraging
11. Scientific markers of aging described
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/12/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... Erlanger Agency ... the greater Columbus, OH area. The latest campaign focuses on the fight against breast ... Donations are now being accepted here . , Carmen is a loving single ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Donor Network West, the ... and Nevada, announced a partnership with San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Under the collaboration, ... facilities as a way to accommodate a more certain time frame for donor families ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... For Coast Dental dentist Everet Lake, ... and dental assistant Terrell Moore shortly before 7 a.m. to volunteer at Friday’s Dentistry ... donating their time and skills to help hundreds of uninsured and underinsured people receive ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... February 12, ... ... latest edition of “Revolutionizing Cancer Care.” , The print component of ... in Chicago, Dallas, Pittsburgh/Cleveland, New York, Washington DC/Baltimore, and Seattle, with a circulation ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... Strategies for Health Plans and PBMs,” an upcoming Feb. 24 webinar that will ... access in big-dollar therapeutic categories, such as the $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C treatment Sovaldi ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... 2016 (Kanadische ... http://www.sedar.com ) und der Website ... --> http://www.sedar.com ) und ... abrufbar.    --> Telesta ... Konzernabschluss des zweiten Quartals und die ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... HOUSTON , Feb. 12, 2016  Memorial Hermann ... center Dwight Howard to bring a one-of-a-kind ... Hospital . Using cutting-edge technologies such as 360-degree video ... kids both virtually, then literally – giving the patients ... – and it was all caught on video ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , Feb. 12, 2016  Eli Lilly and ... High Court decided the Alimta® (pemetrexed disodium) vitamin regimen patent ... in the UK, France , ... instructions to dilute the product only with dextrose solution.  ... of 2015, the UK Court of Appeal held that Lilly,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: