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Curcumin (turmeric) Slows (prevents?, reverses?) Alzheimer’s

http://www.nbrc.ac.in/faculty/ranjit/Giri-JNChem-Curcumin.pdf.pdf where they state

“Curcumin, the active constituent of turmeric, inhibits
amyloid peptide-induced cytochemokine gene expression
and CCR5-mediated chemotaxis of THP-1 monocytes
by modulating early growth response-1 transcription factor”

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Me: There’s lots of literature on this. Some recommendations are to take 400 to 600 mg of extracts three times a day. Others, just add Turmeric to food or drink it as teas. Some recommend taking with vitamin ‘D’, say 2000 mg/day? but I have not investigated this link.

Some links on the web state a 30% reduction in plaques after a 30 day trial at the above dosages.

The spice is available at http://www.amazon.com/Indus-Organic-Turmeric-Curcumin-Freshly/dp/B001FVLLK6/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1373970581&sr=8-2&keywords=turmeric for a reasonable price.

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