Tag Archives: Health

Turmeric: How This Spice Can Potentially Improve Your Health

Most people are familiar with turmeric (scientific name: Curcuma longa1) as a yellow spice that’s used in Indian cuisine, and has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor.2 Traditionally called “Indian saffron,” turmeric comes from a rhizome with rough brown skin, dull orange flesh3 and an earthy scent said to be more pungent than ginger.4 However,… Read More »

Three Surprising Health Benefits of Being a Grandparent

If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first. ~Lois Wyse My friend Susan was happily enjoying retirement—travel, dinner with friends, hobbies, and frivolities—when her daughter got pregnant. Soon, Susan was recruited to babysit daily while her daughter went to work. On weekends, emergency grandkid duty prompted… Read More »