Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing-oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit.

Here we are sharing two of his articles regarding Turmeric and Black Pepper, where he discusses each of these spices and their health benefits.

Turmeric, used as both medicine and food for centuries, has now been presented alongside evidence that suggests this relative of ginger is a promising preventive agent for a wide range of diseases.

Black pepper can provide you with serious health benefits – it is a proven antibacterial agent – and compounds in this spice help protect the integrity of DNA as well.