What Are the Negative Effects of Turmeric? Center

While turmeric and curcumin are generally safe to consume, consuming them in large doses has potential risks. These include mild side effects like upset stomach and diarrhea, increased risk of kidney stones, aggravation of bleeding disorders, and stomach problems.

Turmeric is a yellow spice commonly used in Asian cuisine. People also consume it because of its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Taking turmeric in low amounts (the levels added in food) generally does not pose any health problems. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is safe to consume 1.4 mg of turmeric per pound of body weight each day. Read more: What Are the Negative Effects of Turmeric? Article


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