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How can turmeric benefit my pancreas?

Wake up your taste buds, and protect your pancreas while you're at it, with some Indian food this weekend. Or try a Thai dish.

Curcumin, the yellow stuff in turmeric, may do in tumor cells. When researchers added the substance to cancerous pancreas cells, production practically shut down -- thanks to a clampdown on cytokines, chemicals linked to tumor growth and cell survival.

 








 



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