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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.

Curcumin for Diabetes Prevention

Good news about good health isn’t hard to find these days. With thousands of research projects underway around the world, all at our fingertips, there’s always a promising new discovery to report. But this news made my fingertips do a happy dance on the keyboard. A study published in the journal Diabetes Care revealed that […]

New Study Shows Curcumin’s Anti-cancer Effects

woman holding turmeric and other spices
There’s a new study out that reinforces one of my greatest finds and strongest beliefs. Curcumin is the most powerful, yet underutilized, substance known to humanity. It’s amazing what curcumin is capable of. This simple compound can treat inflammation, helps protect the brain from Alzheimer’s, fights infections, and is a powerful antioxidant. And, as the […]

What is the Curcumin Ex Plus supplement?

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, a bright yellow seasoning used both as a dye and to make curries in Asian cooking. But it has been used for centuries as a powerful natural medicine and it is one of the fastest growing supplement categories today. In fact, centuries of use and thousands of clinical […]

What is Curcumin?

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, a bright yellow seasoning used both as a dye and to make curries in Asian cooking. But it has been used for centuries as a powerful natural medicine and it is one of the fastest growing supplement categories today. Thousands of clinical studies show curcumin’s ability to fight […]

Curcumin, HPV, and Oral Cancer

A few months ago, a young lady came to me near tears. In her early 20s, Wendy came to get a second opinion. Her previous doctor wanted to cut out her tongue. She was hoping I could save it. You see, she had tongue cancer. It hit her very young—but for a good reason. She […]

What are the Side Effects of Curcumin?

According to WebMd, “Turmeric is likely safe when taken by mouth or applied to the skin appropriately for up to 8 months.” The site offers warnings for possible upset stomach, however, curcumin is sometimes used to treat an upset stomach. Also, because curcumin has some blood thinning effects, it could be a concern for people with bleeding […]

What is Meriva®?

Meriva® is a patented, standardized form of Curcumin that is 29 times more bioavailable than ordinary curcumin. Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, a bright yellow seasoning used both as a dye and to make curries in Asian cooking. But it has been used for centuries as a powerful, natural medicine, and it is […]

Curcumin Builds Bones

My patients ask me all the time, if I had to choose one supplement—only one—to take every day, what would it be? The tremendous benefits of a multivitamin and omega-3 essential fatty acids are undeniable. I’m also a huge fan of vitamin D and melatonin for overall health. But if you’re looking to get the […]

What is the correct dosage of curcumin?

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, a bright yellow seasoning used both as a dye and to make curries in Asian cooking. But it has been used for centuries as a powerful natural medicine and it is one of the fastest growing supplement categories today. Thousands of clinical studies show curcumin’s ability to fight […]

Combat Acid/Alkaline Imbalance and Inflammation

man and woman standing in front of a vegetable stand
By now, most doctors (conventional and complementary alike) agree that chronic inflammation is the root cause of countless diseases. Not to be confused with the healthy, natural, temporary inflammation that occurs as the result of an injury, chronic inflammation has been linked to cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, to name just a few. But […]
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