April 2, 2010

What you can take with curcumin to fight diabetic inflammation

Metabolic syndrome is epidemic in America. It is simply a "light" case of diabetes. In most adult diabetes, the patients become resistant to their own insulin. They put on abdominal fat. And inflammation attacks the vascular system.

To fight diabetes, weight loss is the key. But it's great to know that supplements can reduce inflammation while diabetics work on reducing abdominal fat.

In an animal study, high glucose levels caused high levels of inflammatory proteins. These included IL-6, IL-8, and TNF alpha (tumor necrosis factor). These proteins cause vascular disease, tissue destruction, and aging.

Curcumin, one of my favorite supplements, can singlehandedly decrease these markers of inflammation. But I don't recommend you fight inflammation with just one supplement.

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A second study on humans tested vitamins C (1,000 mg daily) and E (1,000 IU daily) on diabetics. The researchers found that the vitamins also toned down the markers. In addition, they reduced both insulin and glucose.

As I mentioned earlier, the real fix for diabetes is cleaning up your diet. I've detailed the best diet to do so in my newsletter. And you can learn about it in a book I strongly recommend: There Is a Cure for Diabetes by Gabriel Cousens.

Since cleaning up a diet you've eaten for many years is tough, supplements can really help. So, while you're facing the weight challenge, make sure you're taking curcumin (500 mg three times daily), vitamin C (1,000 mg daily) and vitamin E (800-1,000 IU daily).

I also recommend an alternative supplement for reducing inflammation called Reduloxin by Advanced Bionutritionals. It contains potent plant bioflavonoids including curcumin.ÿ

Yours for better health and medical freedom,

Ref: J Am Coll Nutr, 2008; 27(4); Antioxi Redox Signal, 2008 October 31.

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