The study found that parents who regularly consume contain turmeric capsules three times a day have better memory.
In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition said the content of curcumin in turmeric is believed to block the beta amyloid protein. Amyloid beta is a protein that triggers the formation of plaques in the brain. The presence of plaques in the brain that causes Alzheimer's.
Researchers believe, turmeric can boost brain power and prevent memory decline in old age. They conclude, ate curry at least once a week to help prevent dementia.
Research is also corroborating evidence, parents who have a culture of eating curry as a staple food, have better cognitive function and a lower prevalence of the dementia.
The problem, curcumin is poorly absorbed in the intestine. Professor Alf Lindberg, a scientific director at Cambridge Nutraceuticals says, need additional other substances to aid the absorption of curcumin.
Meanwhile, Dr Laura Phipps from Alzheimer's Research UK, said, there is no research to prove curcumin effective in preventing dementia.
"Although there has been some early stage research showing the effect of curcumin on brain health, but there is currently no convincing evidence that it can prevent or treat dementia," said Laura.
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