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Top 5 Ways to Improve Curcumin Bioavailability

Top 5 Ways to Improve Curcumin Bioavailability

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Curcumin is perhaps the biggest buzzword in holistic health these days, and it’s no wonder. As one of the strongest antioxidants found in nature, curcumin has the potential to significantly slow the aging process and restore youthful energy. It almost sounds like science-fiction, right? If you haven’t heard about curcumin before now, click here for a quick rundown. Curcumin comes from the turmeric plant (turmeric is the signature yellow spice used in many Asian curries). Pronounced ker-CUE-min, it also goes by many different names and spellings, like turmeric curcumin, tumeroc, turemic, termeric, cucurmin, and curcuma longa. Whatever you call it,...

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Optimizing Curcumin Absorbability for Maximum Benefits

Optimizing Curcumin Absorbability for Maximum Benefits

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Curcumin may be one of the most health-packed nutrients found in nature, but if you’re taking a standard powder capsule then you’re most likely missing out on the benefits. A simple Google search reveals several studies about curcumin’s low bioavailability, which means that most of what we swallow is never absorbed and expelled in urine. The reason why most curcumin supplements aren’t absorbed? It may come as a big, fat surprise. It’s a fact that curcumin is fat soluble, meaning it dissolves in fat. Without it, the curcuminoids (the most active compounds in curcumin) have an extremely difficult time making...

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