Turmeric root has been revered as a staple of Ayurvedic medicine for more than 4,000 years, making it one of the oldest known natural approaches in human history. The main characteristics of Turmeric are its peppery smell, sharp taste, and golden colour. Turmeric is known to help reduce inflammation, and is nutrient rich including fibre, niacin, Vitamins C, E, and K, calcium, potassium, copper, iron, magnesium, and zinc which the body needs to maintain a healthy system. Turmeric taken in supplement form may deliver health benefits that improve the body’s natural ability to heal and prevent some illnesses. Here...

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A few years back, my partner Barry and I set out to explore Africa. Breathing in the fresh air and feasting on the breathtaking views, we lined up a month of activities including trekking up the mountains to see the gorillas in the jungles of Uganda. But a day before our trek, the unthinkable happened... I got into a freak accident and ended up with a dislocated right knee... Ouch. And to top it off, we were stuck in the middle of nowhere, with no way for an ambulance to reach us. Our tour guide, thinking on his feet, turned a...

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