Many of us know turmeric is the most powerful anti-inflammatory spice on the planet, but few know that our liver gets rid of curcumin very quickly. So, turmeric and black pepper - what's the connection?
Curcumin is the antioxidant that makes turmeric so powerful. The trick here is to add a small amount of black pepper when you use turmeric in your cooking.
If you want to take a curcumin supplement, buy the product with a small amount of added Piperine as one of the ingredients because piperine increases curcumin’s bioavailability by 2,000%!
Jenny Noland, MS, CNS, CNGS, CKNS, LDN, MBA
Functional Nutritionist in Eugene, Oregon
Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist
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