Researchers at the Monash University, Australia has highlighted the positive effects turmeric can have on cognitive function. The experimental study, on a group of over 60s diagnosed with pre-diabetes, showed a clear improvement in working memory. Diabetes is a precursor to cognitive impairment and dementia.
The study, originally published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed that early intervention can help reduce the risk or impact of cognitive ailments and can help offset more serious impairment in the future. Read full article.