Turmeric Curcumin for Prediabetes

Turmeric Curcumin for Prediabetes

A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial on the use of the turmeric pigment curcumin to prevent diabetes in prediabetics is published with extraordinary results.

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Here’s the smoker pee study I mentioned: Carcinogenic Blocking Effects of Turmeric (

What’s that about fat being involved in the development of diabetes? See:
• What Causes Insulin Resistance? (
• The Spillover Effect Links Obesity to Diabetes (
• Lipotoxicity: How Saturated Fat Raises Blood Sugar (
• Diabetes as a Disease of Fat Toxicity (
• What Causes Diabetes? (

More on treating prediabetes and preventing it in the first place:
Lifestyle Medicine Is the Standard of Care for Prediabetes (
Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More (
How to Prevent Prediabetes from Turning into Diabetes (
How to Prevent Prediabetes in Children (

If just one plant can have that effect, what about a whole diet composed of plants? See Plant-Based Diets and Diabetes ( and for some of the mechanisms, How May Plants Protect Against Diabetes? (

Diabetes is not the only reason I encourage everyone to consume a quarter teaspoon of turmeric every day in my new book:
Turmeric Curcumin and Rheumatoid Arthritis (
Turmeric Curcumin and Osteoarthritis (
Preventing Alzheimer’s with Turmeric (
Treating Alzheimer’s with Turmeric (
Back to Our Roots: Curry and Cancer (
Turmeric Curcumin and Pancreatic Cancer (
Turmeric Curcumin, MGUS, and Multiple Myeloma (
Turmeric Curcumin vs. Exercise for Artery Function (
Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise (
Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric? (

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