Curcumin: Linking Leptin, Obesity, Joint Problems, Inflammation

Curcumin is the yellow pigment derived from the spice turmeric. Fine quality dietary supplements standardize curcumin for the amount of curcuminoids, the primary biologically active ingredient. It is widely researched as an anti-inflammatory nutrient1 with cancer risk reduction properties2. A number of new studies demonstrate how curcumin can reduce the inflammation associated with obesity and in so doing simultaneously improve joint health. (more…)

The Cancer-Fighting Spice So Potent – It Even Beat Brain Tumors in Mice…

Curcumin – a derivative of turmeric, and the pigment that gives the curry spice turmeric its yellow-orange color — is a natural compound that has been extensively researched, and has been found to have numerous health applications. As a result, turmeric is becoming increasingly popular as a supplement. Each 100 grams of turmeric contains an estimated three to five grams of curcumin. (more…)