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How Inflammation Leads to Disease and How Turmeric Can Help

How Inflammation Leads to Disease and How Turmeric Can Help


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Did you know that inflammation is a common factor in many diseases?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

The four horsemen of the medical apocalypse — coronary artery disease, diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer's — may be riding the same steed: inflammation.¹ When talking about anti-inflammation, turmeric has been used for millennia and what sages of the past knew intuitively has now been confirmed by modern science. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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The active constituent of turmeric is known as curcumin, which has been shown to have a wide range of therapeutic effects due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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For example, in a review on joint arthritis, curcumin supplements showed benefit after 8–12 weeks.² In another double-blind study 700mg of turmeric extract twice a day reduced lipid profile (cholesterol) in subjects³.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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Due to the modern lifestyle of refined carbs, alcohol, dairy and often living in air polluted cities, many of us could benefit from a source of anti-inflammatory properties and if you are not consuming turmeric every day, you could greatly benefit from mother natures neon-orange-hand-staining-anti-inflammatory gift.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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In every single dose of Ode, there is 300mg of turmeric extract which is the equivalent of 150mg of curcuminoids which may assist in keeping inflammation to a minimum.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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¹https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/Inflammation_A_unifying_theory_of_disease

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3633300/#ref5

²Nagpal, Monika, and Shaveta Sood. “Role of curcumin in systemic and oral health: An overview.” Journal of natural science, biology, and medicine vol. 4,1 (2013): 3-7. doi:10.4103/0976-9668.107253

³Pashine, Lekhani & Singh, J & Vaish, A & Ojha, Sanjeev & Mahdi, A. (2012). Effect of turmeric (Curcuma longa) on overweight hyperlipidemic subjects: Double blind study. Indian Journal of Community Health. 24.

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