Supplement Database: Curcumin

Curcumin Explained

What is Curcumin?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of Curcumin

Reduces inflammation and oxidative stress; supports joint health and alleviates symptoms of arthritis; may improve mood and cognitive function.

Drawbacks of Curcumin?

Low bioavailability in its natural form; requires supplementation with black pepper extract (piperine) or liposomal formulations for enhanced absorption; potential for gastrointestinal discomfort in high doses.