A review of literature by scientists from the University of Buffalo concluded that curcumin helps regulate fat metabolism and might be an effective supplement for promoting weight loss and preventing heart disease, diabetes, and inflammation.
Curcumin decreases insulin resistance and promotes normal blood sugar metabolism. It may also promote health by reducing inflammation and neutralizing free radicals – which amount to a kind of biological rust that impairs the immune system, breaks down DNA, and promotes aging.
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