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Eating curry has unexpected health benefit after study finds it improves your memory

Eating curry has unexpected health benefit after study finds it improves your memory

Scientists have uncovered some good news for curry fans, as the popular dish could boast some unexpected health benefits. Research has found that a key ingredient can both improve your mood and your memory. A study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry reveals that people regularly taking curcumin performed better in memory tests and had longer attention spans. Curcumin goes into in tumeric, which is used in curry. Following the study, author Dr Gary Small said, according to Science…

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Interrupted sleep worse than not getting enough sleep

Interrupted sleep worse than not getting enough sleep

Being interrupted during sleep is likely to affect your mood more than not getting enough sleep, a study suggests. Researchers at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, USA studied 62 men and women and split them into three experimental conditions. One group were subject to “forced awakenings” during sleep, others went to bed late and the last group went to sleep uninterrupted. The study analysed the participants over three days and published their research in the…

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