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The amazing properties of Curcumin.

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The amazing properties of Curcumin.

Solgar Full Spectrum Curcumin Complex Overview Curcumin is the principal curcuminoid in turmeric and is responsible for turmeric’s yellow colour. It is a lipophilic (fat-loving) phenolic substance with a characteristic yellow colour derived from the rhizome of the plant turmeric (Curcuma longa). Curcumin is the most biologically active constituent of turmeric and has attracted a lot of attention due to the large number of scientific studies that have been carried out which suggest it may have numerous health benefits. One of the challenges when supplementing with curcumin is the issue of bioavailability. Even with high doses of native curcumin, only...

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Choose your curcumin wisely.

Posted by Mark Hamilton on

Choose your curcumin wisely.

What is Curcumin? Curcumin is the active constituent of the turmeric root. It provides it with it’s yellow colour and is widely used in Asian cooking e.g. curries. Curcumin has been used since ancient times in India to support of a wide range of illnesses. Recently, curcumin has been the focus of much research due to it’s ability to be support for various disorders with very little or no side effects. Research has also stated that due to curcumin’s relatively poor bioavailability, large amounts of curcumin are required to gain the supportive effect. One of the problems associated with the...

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