How Does Turmeric Help the Brain?

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You probably know turmeric root. It's the yellow in curry powder and you see turmeric in the spice section of your supermarket, and you might also see fresh turmeric root in the produce department of your supermarket. In Asia, people eat turmeric root like a plane vegetable the way we would eat tomatoes or potatoes or broccoli.

Here that's just not our dietary habit. Turmeric contains a substance called cacumen, it's what makes turmeric root yellow, and this cacumen is a powerful medicine. There were may be over a thousand published studies showing benefits of cacumen. They include greatly reduced inflammation, because cacumen is the best anti-inflammatory we have probably in all of nature reduced LDO cholesterol, lower triglycerides, reduced risk of heart attack, stroke, High Blood Pressure and Arturo Sclerosis.

It improves immune function. We know that cacumen from turmeric is very good for the brain, it causes your brain to produce more protective agents to protect brain cells, and it also reduces plaque build up in the stem of the brain. And plaque build up is associated with some of the really devastating neurological disorders especially Alzheimer's disease.

We don't eat enough turmeric to get all we need from our diet because that's just not what we do here, so I recommend taking curcumen supplements at least 500 milligrams a day and there are two particular extracts to look for on the ingredient panel of the supplement. Look for either Mireva or BCM 95.

Either one of those two extracts is proven to be very well absorbed and we know that they work. Turmeric, not just a yellow spice anymore it's one of the great life savers.