Interesting Fact # 1087 - Health - Podcast

Researchers are claiming that having a curry once or twice a week could stave off Alzheimer's disease.

(Curcumin, an ingredient in turmeric, which is used widely in Indian cuisine, is believed to prevent changes in the brain by blocking the spread of amyloid plaques - toxic protein deposits thought to play a key role in Alzheimer's. Of course the problem in the UK is the 10 pints of lager we drink to wash down the curry.)