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turmeric

Spice made from the dried, ground root of a plant. Its extract is called curcumin, a natural yellow food coloring that has potent antioxidant properties.

References for this information:

Food Chemistry and Toxicology, August 2002, pages 1091–1097

Planta Medica, December 2001, pages 876–877

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