If you choose to use curcumin, I would like to know what brand you use and where do you purchase it? Do you use the type that includes bioperine? Bioperine is derived from black pepper, correct? And what amount of curcumin do you take on a daily basis? Do you just take it with your other vitamins and supplements? Thank you..
kiwiinoz wrote:I have a simple question. What is the difference between taking curcumin supplements, as compared to actually having turmeric powder?
CRguy wrote:concentration, bioavailability and purity of the active ingredients .....
sorry .... in the exec summary mode right now
got some fires to put out, elsewhere with my forum duties
Turmeric: The active constituents are turmerone oil and water-soluble curcuminoids, mainly curcumin which is the focus of most research. In vitro studies suggest that curcumin, the principal bioactive ingredient of turmeric, acts as a weak phytoestrogen (1), and exhibits neuroprotective (2), choleretic (3), anti-inflammatory (4), immunomodulatory (5), anti-proliferative (3), and chemopreventive effects (6) (7) (8). Curcumin, its analogs, and liposomal formulations have also produced chemosensitizing (9) (10) (11) and radiosensitizing effects (12) (13).
juliej wrote:Hope this helps!
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