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Why should your turmeric supplement contain BioPerine?

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If you’ve tried turmeric for your aches and pains, but haven’t noticed a difference, you might not be absorbing it properly! That’s why before purchasing any turmeric supplement, you want to be sure to check the potency of curcumin and whether or not the product includes turmeric extract with BioPerine®.

If you are scratching your head, don’t worry, we’re going to explain! You are likely very familiar with turmeric root powder — it’s what we use in ethnic cooking dishes like curry. However, you’re perhaps less familiar with turmeric extract.

The difference between the popular cooking spice and turmeric extract lies in the potency of curcumin, a flavonol that is responsible for giving turmeric its orange color and for the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties you might be looking for. In order to unlock the powerful healing benefits of turmeric, you need a concentration of 95% curcumin, which is impossible to get from turmeric root powder alone. It contains only about 3-5% of curcumin That’s where turmeric extract comes in!

But even if you have a high enough concentration of curcumin, you still might not be properly absorbing this nutrient if you aren’t consuming turmeric extract with BioPerine®1.

This is because curcumin is metabolized quickly in the liver and intestinal wall, making it less easily absorbed by the body for use elsewhere. In order to increase this absorption, curcumin must also be paired with black pepper fruit, which contains an alkaloid known as piperine. Piperine is a known inhibitor of hepatic and intestinal glucuronidation, and when paired alongside curcumin, has been shown 2 to increase the bioavailability by 2000%.

That’s why people often choose to take a high quality turmeric extract supplement like Active Atoms that contains a 95% concentration of curcumin and 5 milligrams (mg) of BioPerine®, a patented source of piperine trusted for over 20 years for its ability to increase the bioavailability of nutritional compounds.

Each Active Atoms capsule contains 750 mg of high potency turmeric extract -- that’s 15 times more than many other supplement companies. It’s also the highest dose allowed in a capsule of that size, making it highly effective.

Turmeric extract with BioPerine® can help improve digestion, reduce overall systemic inflammation in the body, improve cognitive function, reduce pain from arthritis and even help fight some cancers.

If you’re ready to invest in your health and a high potency turmeric extract with BioPiperine that actually works, don’t wait to give Active Atoms turmeric a try today.

About Dr. Marc Robinson, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT