Curcum in, the major polyphenol found
in turmeric, appears to reduce weight gain in mice and suppress the growth of fat tissue in
mice and cell models.
Researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (USDA HNRCA) studied mice fed high fat diets supplemented with curcumin and cell cultures incubated
Curcumin/ turmeric is supposed to help prevent inflammation, including that which causes Alzheimers.