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Is turmeric powder vegan?

Turmeric powder is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is turmeric powder?

Turmeric powder is a vibrant yellow spice that comes from the rhizome of the turmeric plant. It has been used for thousands of years in traditional Ayurvedic medicine and is known for its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The active ingredient in turmeric powder is curcumin, which has been linked to a wide range of health benefits, including improved brain function, reduced risk of heart disease, and even potential cancer-fighting properties. In cooking, turmeric powder is a staple ingredient in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines, where it is used to add flavor, color, and nutrition to a variety of dishes, from curries and soups to rice and vegetable dishes.

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