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Curcumin – with increased bioavailability

11th September 2007 by Arrow Durfee Posted in Uncategorized

Although this is an add by Life Exenstions I feel that is important for all the people who come to this blog as a result of a search on cucrucmin to know that this new product exisits. If you are counting on curcumin to do some serious work for you you might seriously consider this product. Actually here are three products you can consider.

http://www.arjunanatural.com/HTML/biocurcumax.htm

http://www.lef.org/newshop/items/item00407.html

http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com/articles/07june04studies2.html?cntwelcome=1

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Super Bio-Curcumin®
400 mg, 60 vegetarian capsules
Item Catalog Number: 407
Curcumin was first used by Indians over 3000 years ago in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. Modern science has found that this extract from the common spice turmeric has remarkable qualities as an antioxidant.82-84 Over time, as our cells continue to be affected by free radicals, or oxidants, organs begin to degenerate and aging accelerates. The body has built-in defense mechanisms to protect itself from free radical damage, but eventually, aging depletes the body’s ability to keep oxidants at bay.

Curcumin can also help maintain normal healthy platelet function and the normal process of bile excretion.85-87

New studies have tied inflammation to overexpression of a protein molecule called nuclear factor-kappa beta (NFkB). NFkB acts like a switch to turn on genes that produce the body’s inflammatory responses. Because NFkB’s expression increases in aging adults, scientists have sought ways to modulate NFkB and its effects in the body.

Curcumin has been shown to exert powerful effects within the body,109,110 Curcumin inhibits overexpression of NFkB and acts on substances that activate NFkB.* For example, by binding iron and copper in brain tissue, curcumin reduces NFkB activation.

Curcumin’s multifaceted effects include protecting against estrogen-mimicking chemicals, protecting against damaging free radicals, and promoting normal cell cycle growth.*

The 100% natural curcuminoids complex in Super Bio-Curcumin® is a patent-pending synergistic blend of curcuminoids and sesquiterpenoids with enhanced bioavailability and sustained retention time in the body confirmed by human clinical studies. Super Bio-Curcumin® is a “next generation” in delivery of curcumin compounds that no longer requires high doses of curcumin to reach sustainable levels of curcumin in the blood plasma. Each 400 mg capsule of Super Bio-Curcumin® is equivalent to 2772 mg of a typical 95% curcumin extract.

References
Supplement Facts
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Servings Per Container 60

Amount Per Serving
BCM-95® Bio-Curcumin®

400 mg

(Curcuma longa) 25:1 extract (root) [std. to 95% Total Curcuminoids Complex by HPLC (380 mg)]

Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose, rice flour, silica, magnesium stearate.

Contains rice. This product contains NO milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or corn. Contains NO sugar, and no artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives.

Bio-Curcumin® and BCM-95® are trademarks of Dolcas-Biotech, LLC

Dosage and Use

Take one capsule daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Caution
Do not take if you have a biliary tract obstruction. Use during chemotherapy should only be performed under the direct supervision of a qualified medical professional. Curcuminoids may enhance the action of anti-platelet drugs and the effect of warfarin.

Warnings

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem. You should not stop taking any medication without first co

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One Response to “Curcumin – with increased bioavailability”

  1. Life Extension Vitamins Says:

    I’ve heard a lot about curcumin recently. It almost came out of nowhere! I was wondering if you knew where I could find any clinical studies regarding curcumin? I’d like to learn more before giving it a try.