Well, here is another “must do” miracle food - supplement God has given us. Just when I thought Green Tea was the best, check out Tumeric/Curcumin. It is extremely helpful as an anti-inflammatory (inflammation causes wrinkles/aging) and is a fantastic antioxidant too. I put it in ReBuild as a protectant. This is al all around unbelievable addition to daily body and skin health.
What's more, there are hundreds of studies on this compound showing improvements in all kinds of ways, even cancer. It has been shown to be effective in selectively targeting different kinds of cancer? What? I know that’s what everyone is trying to figure out these days. In fact, when combined with low dose targeted chemo the results are reportedly even better. Amazing.
According to researchers Tumeric / Curcumin crosses the blood brain barrier and acts as a neuroprotective agent against alzheimers and even parkinsons as it inhibits beta amyloids. What’s more is it actually helps in signaling or modulating over 700 genes! We know that as we age, many of our natural killer cells ( NK) and genetic helpers in our bodies shut down. That’s why we get all these diseases as we age. It also gets around in hidden physiological pathways and helps cells become more organized aiding in cell survival. It is known to improve diabetes, heart issues, blood pressure, and of course inflammation. Tumeric inhibits inflammation which triggers rheumatoid arthritis and more! It even protects against liver damage. The list of benefits simply goes on and on with tons of documentation.
The downside is a high quality organic form of turmeric / curcumin is costly. It can also be hard to absorb unless you buy the absorbable kind.
An inexpensive way to get your daily dose is to boil 1 quart of water, add 1 TB of curcumin and a little black pepper ( pepper helps absorbtion) drink it within four hours.
See Dr. Mercola’s information on Curcumin.