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 Different ways to use turmeric

What is the Best Way to Consume Turmeric?

 Turmeric has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and cooking practices from around the world. In recent years, turmeric consumption has gained in popularity as scientists and physicians begin to unravel the extensive health benefits of turmeric. 

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 Woman enjoying the skin benefits of a turmeric face mask. Image courtesy of LivingFoodz.com

Turmeric and it’s Antioxidant Properties

Learn about the antioxidant properties of turmeric along with curcumin, including relief of chronic pain & disease due to inflammation, eliminating free radicals for healthier skin, and reducing the effects of oxidative stress in this informative article

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 Measuring spoons with turmeric and curcumin. Photo by Marco Verch.

Is Black Pepper Necessary for Turmeric Absorption?

In this article, we will discuss the benefits of turmeric supplementation and why black pepper is sometimes important for absorption of active ingredients in the body. We will then explore the unique characteristics of the Ultra BioTurmeric (UBT) supplement and how its formulation is able to achieve high bioavailability in the body, without needing black pepper to absorb turmeric. 

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 Omega 3 fish oil capsules

Three facts about Omega-3 oil

Over the past decade, I’ve been doing extensive research and trying to find the most effective combination of natural ingredients to help with pain relief and healing. At the same time, I noticed most of my patients were wanting to avoid popping pills and move toward topical, natural pain relievers. So, I developed a topical treatment, Dr. D’s Super 7. In this seven-part series, I will breakdown each of the seven natural ingredients in the ointment and why they’re effective in treating pain and helping with recovery. Omega-3 oil is known as an effective anti-inflammatory but there are other benefits...

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 Diagram of curcumin content in turmeric root

Turmeric VS Curcumin – What’s the Difference?

Turmeric and curcumin are often referred to interchangeably and are an area of common confusion. Turmeric (also referred to as Indian saffron) is an ancient spice that comes from the turmeric plant, which grows in Indonesia and India. It is a common ingredient in South Asian cuisine, especially in curry dishes. New research has shown that turmeric contains powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

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