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All over the world people have known certain foods act like medicine. The Bangkok Post published an article on food as medicine in it’s life section This article says that Chinese, Indian and Thai cuisines draw much of their distinct flavors from herbs and spices, such as curcumin and turmeric, that are believed to have health benefits. Curcumin is the primary ingredient in turmeric and is a very powerful antioxidant. It can help relieve joint pain and skin disorders. There have been no adverse side effects discovered. Nature gives us the cures we need in the plants that evolved alongside of us. All we need to do is use them.