Fish-based gel caps
- NSF-certified pure and potent
- 500mg curcumin + 230mg omega-3s per serving
- Sustainably harvested wild Alaskan sockeye salmon oil
- No artificial preservatives or colors
- No dairy, starch, wheat, yeast, sugar, or soy protein
- Product of USA
*Absorbed 6-7 times better than standard curcumin extracts.
Turmeric root has long been prized in Asian medicine.
The term "curcumin” refers to turmeric’s trio of yellow-orange "curcuminoid” compounds.
Curcumin is commonly called an "antioxidant", and although it has those properties, that term fails to capture its real value.
NSF International certifies that our Curcumin in Sockeye Salmon Oil provides the contents stated on the label and meets strict U.S. and international safety standards.
Beyond its antioxidant powers, lab and preliminary clinical studies confirm that curcumin supports immune and brain health in unique and powerful ways.
However, when consumed by itself, curcumin is not well-absorbed ... a problem overcome by our special supplement.
The Vital Choice Curcumin advantage
Clinical studies show that our curcumin is absorbed six to seven times better than the curcumin in conventional supplements (Antony B et al. 2012; Jager R et al. 2014).
This huge advantage stems from the fact that our extract includes the full spectrum of turmeric's volatile oils, which greatly increases absorption of curcumin.
And it means that one 500mg serving (two softgel capsules) of Vital Choice Curcumin is equivalent to about 3,000mg of a typical curcumin supplement.
Better yet, recent research shows that – in addition to increasing the absorption of curcumin – turmeric's volatile oils both enhance the benefits of curcumin and provide their own.
To further bolster the absorption and health benefits of our premium turmeric extract, we encapsulate it
Folk history and modern research
Turmeric grows wild in the forests of South and Southeast Asia, and is cultivated for culinary and medicinal use.
It's also a key ingredient in the yellow-orange curry spice blends used in many Indian, Persian, Thai, Chinese, and Indonesian dishes.
The ancient Indian medicine tradition known as Ayurveda has long featured turmeric in healing.
Together with modern epidemiological evidence from India, where turmeric root and turmeric-rich curries are dietary staples, that ancient tradition has triggered extensive, promising research into its health-promoting properties**.
Among other effects, curcumin appears to exert beneficial effects on gene switches affecting stress- and aging-related degenerative processes**.
Curcumin cautions and drug interactions
- Dietary turmeric may inhibit the anti-tumor action of chemotherapeutic agents such as cyclophosphamide.
- Curcumin may interact with drugs that are substrates of P-glycoprotein (P-gp) or cytochrome P450 enzymes.
- Patients with gastrointestinal disorders or predisposed to kidney stone formation should use this supplement with caution.
- Patients with bile duct obstruction, gallstones, and GI disorders including stomach ulcers and hyperacidity disorders should not take this supplement.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
- Anand P, Kunnumakkara AB, Newman RA, Aggarwal BB. Bioavailability of curcumin: problems and promises. Mol Pharm. 2007 Nov-Dec;4(6):807-18. Epub 2007 Nov 14. Review.
- Antony B, Merina B, Iyer VS, Judy N, Lennertz K, Joyal S. A pilot cross-over study to evaluate human oral bioavailability of BCM-95CG (Biocurcumax), A novel bioenhanced preparation of curcumin. Indian J Pharm Sci. 2008 Jul-Aug;70(4):445-9.
- Antony B, Merina B, Rao SB. Enhancing the absorption of curcuminoids. Spice Board of India. July 2005, 23-26.
- Antony B, Merina B. Bioavailability of Curcumax (BCM – 095™). Little Flower Medical Research Center, Angamaly, India (Research Center of Mahatma Gandhi University). September 2006. Spice Board of India.
- Cuomo J, Appendino G, Dern AS, Schneider E, McKinnon TP, Brown MJ, Togni S, Dixon BM. Comparative absorption of a standardized curcuminoid mixture and its lecithin formulation. J Nat Prod. 2011 Apr 25;74(4):664-9. doi: 10.1021/np1007262. Epub 2011 Mar 17.
- Garcea G, Jones DJ, Singh R, et al. Detection of curcumin and its metabolites in hepatic tissue and portal blood of patients following oral administration. Br J Cancer. 2004; 90: 1011-1015.
- Jäger R, Lowery RP, Calvanese AV, Joy JM, Purpura M, Wilson JM. Comparative absorption of curcumin formulations. Nutr J. 2014 Jan 24;13:11. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-13-11.
- US Patent No: US 7,736,679 B2.
- Zhongfa L, Chiu M, Wang J, Chen W, Yen W, Fan-Havard P, Yee LD, Chan KK. Enhancement of curcumin oral absorption and pharmacokinetics of curcuminoids and curcumin metabolites in mice. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2012 Mar;69(3):679-89. doi: 10.1007/s00280-011-1749-y. Epub 2011 Oct 4.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Adults take two capsules daily, preferably with food, or as recommended by a health care professional.
Bottle has been sealed for your protection. Do not use if seal on cap is broken. Store in a cool, dry place.
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