Curcumin is a naturally occurring compound found in the spice turmeric that has been used for centuries as an Ayurvedic medicine treatment for allergies, diabetes and ulcers. However, it is not absorbed well by the body.
Now new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.
Obesity has become an epidemic in the West. It’s linked to many chronic diseases. UCLA researchers and a German team went further and found for the first time that obesity greatly accelerates aging of the liver.
This finding could explain the early onset of many age-related diseases, including liver cancer, in obese subjects.