47) … appropriate to point out that the degenerative metabolic diseases known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s Disease all relate to yttrium deficiency. Olree likes to think that some of these cases can be improved to some extent. (pp 62)
48) The degenerative conditions cited above ask for yttrium, boron, and the spice turmeric, with a maximum does of selenium. (pp 62)
"Curcumin is medically promising because inflammation and oxidative damage are contributors to so many diseases, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Arthritis and various cancers, said Gregory Cole, a professor of medicine and neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA who has conducted numerous studies on the spice."