Curcumin Supplements Stop Memory Loss

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( — November 2, 2013) Portland, OR —  By age 65, sadly 1 in 8 Americans will suffer from severe cognitive decline, and by age 80, it increases to an astonishing 50%.


Researchers have been working for years to develop an effective treatment and”miracle” drug after another has failed to live up to its promises. It’s now apparent that pharmaceuticals are not the solution. The medical establishment is so narrowly focused on finding an elusive “cure” that scientifically proven prevention strategies are often ignored.


Nature’s Brain-Protecting Miracle

Natural brain protectors abound but one herb has shown more promise when it comes to supporting your neurological system than any other medical finding to date. Curcumin has been proven to be one of the most powerful natural brain protecting substances on the planet! 

Turmeric is that bright yellow spice that is commonly found in curry powder. Turmeric has a long history as a healing herb and culinary spice in India. Interestingly, India has the highest per capita consumption of turmeric AND the lowest incidence of cognitive decline worldwide!


Your Brain on Curcumin

The process associated with certain types of cognitive decline is the formation in the brain of abnormal protein structures called beta-amyloid plaques. A landmark clinical trial involving people with severe cognitive decline that measured the effects of curcumin showed that the participants taking curcumin had significantly higher levels of dissolved plaque in their blood compared to those in the placebo group.

This study showed that curcumin has the ability to effectively pass into the brain, bind to beta-amyloid plaques and assist the body in their breakdown.


Curcumin is one of the only substances known to have a protective effect on the brain.

Health Benefits of Curcumin
Protects brain cells from aging Increases memory retention and clarity
Boosts overall cognitive function Supports joint and muscle health
Promotes healthy cardiovascular function Fights body-wide inflammation
Supports healthy mood balance Promotes a healthy digestive system
Boosts detoxification and liver health Supports natural weight loss

Curcumin Combats Inflammation

Slow-growing, body-wide inflammation is now recognized as the root cause of the development of cognitive decline and many other serious health problems.


Chronic inflammation can damage your body in many ways. The worst example is cognitive decline, which can ravage your memory impactiny your quality of life in what should be the golden years.

Here are 7 ways chronic inflammation can damage your body:

   1. Memory loss and cognitive decline
   2. Increased cardiovascular risk
   3. Joint pain and loss of mobility
   4. Abnormal growth of healthy cells
   5. Accelerated skin aging and wrinkles
   6. Compromised digestive function
   7. Weight gain and loss of muscle tone


Science is showing that curcumin is one of the most powerful, natural anti-inflammatories ever studied. Curcumin is so effective because it is a potent inhibitor of the body’s most powerful inflammation-causing chemical, called Nf-kappa beta. Miraculously, curcumin has been shown in numerous studies to tame joint pain and muscle soreness, protect the brain, support cardiovascular health, bolster immunity and more.


How to Get the Most Out of Curcumin

You may find high quality turmeric powder at your local market but it is difficult to verify its purity and potency. Also, it’s nearly impossible to incorporate therapeutic amounts of curcumin into your diet on a daily basis as a spice. So a high-quality curcumin supplement should be sought.

Not all curcumin supplements are created equal. Unfortunately, most supplements out there don’t have the necessary doses and components to get the job done. If you take the wrong supplement, you’ll end up not only wasting money, but missing out on an incredible opportunity to protect your brain and keep harmful inflammation at bay.

The two major factors to consider when deciding on a curcumin supplement are:


1. Standardization: Standardization is the process by which the active ingredients in a plant are concentrated and brought to a consistent level. A good curcumin supplement should be standardized to at least 75%.

2. Absorption: A problem with curcumin is that it’s not easily absorbed. However, black pepper, significantly enhances absorption of curcumin. One study found that the addition black pepper increased bioavailablity by 2,000%! Ensure that any curcumin supplement you take contains this important extract.

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