A Thai study published in the Journal of Diabetes Care found that curcumin, a compound in tumeric, may reduce patients’ risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Patients with pre-diabetes assigned to curcumin took 6 capsules of ‘curcuminoids’ a day and after 9 months, 0 patients out of 119 patients progressed to type 2 diabetes while 19 out of 116 patients taking placebo did. Curcumin is thought to fight inflammation and oxidative damage. What are some of the typical ways in which you recommend patients to add turmeric to their diet?

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