The spice turmeric appears to be able to switch back on the self-destruct mechanism within cancer cells.
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This is the last of a three part video series on turmeric and cancer. If you missed the first two, check out: Back to Our Roots: Curry & Cancer (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/back-to-our-roots-curry-and-cancer) and Carcinogen-Blocking Effects of Turmeric Curcumin (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/carcinogen-blocking-effects-of-turmeric).
Other herbs and spices, such as garlic (see #1 Anticancer Vegetable: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/1-anticancer-vegetable) and amla (see Amla vs. Cancer Cell Growth: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/amla-versus-cancer-cell-growth) may have similar selective effects against cancer cells.
All of my latest turmeric videos can be found at https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/turmeric.
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