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Curcumin (Turmeric)

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, the bright yellow seasoning used to make curries in Asian cooking, and it has been used medicinally for centuries. It is one of the fastest growing supplement categories today.

There are thousands of clinical studies showing that it has the ability to fight bacteria, viruses, cancer, depression, inflammation and other serious chronic illnesses.

Curcumin supports healthy aging, improves heart health, eases arthritis pain and combats dangerous free radicals (the rogue molecules that damage your health).

Some brain conditions may also be helped by curcumin. One animal study found that it actually stimulated the growth of new nerve cells in the brain, reversing learning and memory problems.

Control your blood sugar, prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Nearly 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, that number is expected to more than double to around 14 million. One in three seniors dies of Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia.1 These are scary stats. They mean that nearly everyone has a loved one, or knows someone, who suffers with […]

Alzheimer’s & insulin resistance: how to prevent both

For years, no one could explain Alzheimer’s disease. It didn’t seem to bear a link to other problems. There was no relationship to location or environment. Certain families might suffer from increased prevalence—but there was little rhyme or reason to who or when it struck. Then in 2005 came the eureka moment. A study out […]

Are You Wasting Money on Turmeric?

If you’re a fan of Indian food, you’re probably quite familiar with turmeric. A member of the ginger family, this brilliant yellow-orange spice is used frequently to make curry—a staple in Indian and other Asian cuisines. But turmeric is far more than a culinary staple; it’s a centuries-old medicine too. One of its most active […]

Curcumin’s Heart Health Benefits

Recent research has pulled away the curtain on a little-appreciated group of cells that line the inside of your heart, veins and arteries—they’re called endothelial cells. These cells are largely responsible for raising and lowering your blood pressure as needed. So, if they’re damaged, it can really wreak havoc on blood pressure levels. Exercise is one of the best ways to protect your endothelial cells, but exciting research shows that this golden nutrient is just as effective as exercise!

Immunity benefits from curcumin

turmeric root and powder, great for immunity
Your immune system is incredibly smart. It has to be. Battling billions of invading bacteria and toxins is like intercepting every raindrop in a downpour—and in a nanosecond, deciding whether to kill it, change it, or let it fall. Making things harder, countless threats disguise themselves and evade detection. Curcumin, an extract of the spice […]

Curcumin and arthritis: How to stop pain with this turmeric derivative

What Is Arthritis? Arthritis Treatments What is Curcumin? Curcumin Reduces Pain and Inflammation Curcumin Dosage for Arthritis If you have osteoarthritis, then you know pain. This debilitating condition affects nearly a quarter of adults in America (upwards of 54 million people). And more than $80 billion dollars is spent every year on treating arthritis—usually with […]

Natural anti-aging supplements

Table of Contents Causes of Aging Anti-aging supplements Curcumin Omega-3 Fatty Acids Vitamin D Bonus supplements References Do you enjoy and embrace aging gracefully, or are you doing everything in your power to slow down the hands of time? Whichever approach you take, there’s a multi-billion dollar market chock-full of lotions and potions trying to […]

Curcumin: Natural Cancer Therapy

curcumin in pills and powder
Nearly 40% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. About 1.5 million new cases were diagnosed in the United States in 2016 alone. Nearly 600,000 people die from cancer each year. And by 2020, national expenditures for cancer care could reach $156 billion. These numbers—from the National Cancer Institute—do not […]

Curcumin and Mental Health

What if there’s a “cure” for depression? Not another Big Pharma, medication-for-life antidepressant with wicked side effects—but a natural, safe, plant-based cure, as in “no more depression—it’s over, here’s your life back—go and enjoy.” Rocking the bedrock It is largely accepted that depression is caused by an imbalance of chemicals, particularly serotonin and norepinephrine, in […]

Curcumin and Brain Health

If you’re a fan of Indian cuisine, you’re likely very familiar with turmeric—the golden yellow spice used to make curry. Turmeric is more than just a flavorful spice though. It contains a medicinal compound that boasts remarkable health benefits. But most importantly its ability to reduce inflammation—the root cause of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, and other neurodegenerative conditions. And when it comes to the brain, research on this spice is really starting to shine.
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