For over a year now, I've gotten daily "Google Alerts" on both coconut oil and curcumin. Most of the coconut oil alert links are to hype from those who make money from the coconut oil claims. But the reports on coconut oil for Alzheimer's are beginning to fade now that the TV doctor/hucksters have moved on to new fads. In contrast , the curcumin alerts are to scientific studies (now numbering over 4000) on its promising potential. Here's the one I got this morning:
Curcumin Prevents Cancer, Heart Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease and Obesity
Curcumin is one of a small number of super nutrients which has the demonstrated ability to dramatically lower the risk from cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer`s disease while influencing the storage of body fat by altering lipid metabolism. Curcumin is a natural polyphenol which is extracted from curry powder and has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. You can experience a multitude of health benefits by eating the spice in its natural form or by supplementing with a concentrated extract of active curcuminoids.(For the rest of this report, see bit.ly/17Jo5Qy
I've done several blog posts on curcumin and its promising extract BCM-95. See for example bit.ly/1aAdc4q.
I've no financial interest in curcumin (or blogging), My interest is in its potential to slow down my Parkinson's