Curcuminoids are the most potent natural extract of turmeric. Turmeric comes from the root of the curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin with a deep orange flesh. Due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties turmeric offers numerous health benefits.
- Regulate inflammatory enzymes
- Promote a healthy immune system
- Help maintain a healthy digestive track
- Support every organ system
- Improve cellular and molecular levels
Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric and is an ideal nutrient for the whole body. Scientists continue to be impressed with its remarkable and multifaceted health benefits. It can inhibit inflammatory factors in the body which helps regulate the pathways promoting a healthy response.
The constituent of the extract in this supplement is standardized to 95% curcuminoids which has key inhibiting inflammatory factors such as NF-kappaB, a protein molecule that acts like an “on-switch” in genes that govern the body’s pro-inflammatory responses. Curcuminoids can regulate COX/LOX enzymes, these enzymes are released within our cells naturally in response to irritation which are responsible for inflammation.
In various chronic illnesses where inflammation plays a major role, curcuminoids have been shown to exhibit therapeutic potential.
HEALTH TIP: To enhance absorption of curcumin in the body take it along with 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil. You can open up a capsule and blend it in your smoothy along with coconut oil. You can also add this to a soup or sprinkle over salad.
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