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Description 

Taking a turmeric Supplement has many benefits [1].

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How to Do It

Take a Turmeric supplement with Curcumin and black pepper (piperine) [2]. 

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Benefits

  • May reduce inflammation [3]
  • May help with respiratory problems
  • May inhibit the multiplication of cancer cells
  • May reduce hypertension
  • May treat depression and improve mood [4]
  • May help with digestion issues. 
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Time Commitment

1 min daily.

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Why it works

Taking turmeric and curcumin on a regular basis helps to reduce inflammation and prevent cell-death [3].

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Suggested Frequency 

Daily

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Supporting Studies and Articles

  1. Rahmani, A. H., Alsahli, M. A., Aly, S. M., Khan, M. A., & Aldebasi, Y. H. (2018). Role of Curcumin in Disease Prevention and Treatment. Advanced Biomedical Research, 7. https://doi.org/10.4103/abr.abr_147_16
  2. Shoba, G., Joy, D., Joseph, T., Majeed, M., Rajendran, R., & Srinivas, P. S. (1998). Influence of piperine on the pharmacokinetics of curcumin in animals and human volunteers. Planta Medica, 64(4), 353–356. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-2006-957450
  3. Jurenka, J. S. (2009). Anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin, a major constituent of Curcuma longa: A review of preclinical and clinical research. Alternative Medicine Review: A Journal of Clinical Therapeutic, 14(2), 141–153. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19594223
  4. Sanmukhani, J., Satodia, V., Trivedi, J., Patel, T., Tiwari, D., Panchal, B., … Tripathi, C. B. (2014). Efficacy and safety of curcumin in major depressive disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Phytotherapy Research: PTR, 28(4), 579–585. https://doi.org/10.1002/ptr.5025
  5. Takada, Y., Bhardwaj, A., Potdar, P., & Aggarwal, B. B. (2004). Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents differ in their ability to suppress NF-kappaB activation, inhibition of expression of cyclooxygenase-2 and cyclin D1, and abrogation of tumor cell proliferation. Oncogene, 23(57), 9247–9258. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.onc.1208169
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Side Effects 

None.

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Required Equipment

Turmeric extract containing high levels of curcumin and piperine.

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Gurus/Celebrities/Doing it 

Sir Michael Caine

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Victoria Beckham

Daisy Ridley

Gwyneth Paltrow

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Related Products 

Turmeric extract with piperine

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Category Health/Productivity/Focus:

Health

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Suggested Time of Day 

Any time but best with fatty food.

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Notes 

  • Turmeric can be used nicely for cooking Asian dishes or to spice up shakes and smoothies! 
  • Black pepper or piperine may further increase curcumin absorption up to 20 times! [5]

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