A bitter cumin study…Treating chemo side effects with plant extracts…And, finally, 20 reasons to add turmeric to our diet…

Busy days…But this morning I did find time to read a few Science Daily articles that I hope you will find interesting, too. This article (http://goo.gl/EdGgc) tells us about bitter cumin, a spice that is used extensively in traditional medicine to treat a range of diseases from vitiligo to hyperglycemia. It is considered to be antiparasitic…

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Random stuff…

Yesterday I finally finished editing the technical translations (concerning the inner workings of leather-processing machinery…ah, you have no idea…zzz!) that I had been working on for days, now. A bigger job than I had anticipated, but, phew, it’s done. I had no time to do any blogging, though, uff. But today I am baaack! 🙂…

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Let Spices be Thy Medicine

Is there a spice that is NOT good for us? When I re-read Prof. Aggarwal’s presentation of potential NF-κB inhibitors (titled: Targeting Transcription Factors for Prevention and Therapy of Cancer by Phytochemicals http://tinyurl.com/32obmz ), I was astounded (again) at the long list of spices and foods we can use to block this transcription factor. Prof….

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