ACTIVE ATOMS BLOG

WHAT IS TURMERIC?

History and Background Turmeric is a perennial plant, native to India, and part of the ginger family. It can grow up to 5-6 feet high.1 Traditionally, turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. It has prevalent use throughout India as a spice and its one of the main ingredients in curry.…

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5 TIPS WHEN SHOPPING FOR TURMERIC SUPPLEMENTS

These are examples of ad text from two of the top turmeric supplement companies: “Our enhanced formula delivers 1650 mg curcumin complex per serving and includes 95% curcuminoids (curcumin, bisdemethoxycurcumin, and demethoxycurcumin), the most potent compounds in turmeric root.” “HIGHEST POTENCY AVAILABLE TURMERIC PILLS ENHANCED WITH BIOPERINE: (company name) turmeric formula has 1500mg of Turmeric…

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WINNING THE RACE

One of my favorite childhood fables is the tortoise and the hare. The enthusiastic hare sprints ahead, overly confident he will win. He falls asleep and when he wakes up, the tortoise is across the finish line. What is the moral of the story? Consistent progress wins the race. The key to longevity is smart,…

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