Curcumin for Sports Nutrition

Curcumin for Sports Nutrition? RCT Supports Role for Pain Reduction After Heavy Exercise

A new study supports the supplementation of curcumin, the pigment that gives turmeric it yellow color, as a means to reduce pain related to exercise and to boost exercise performance. 17 men were recruited to participate in a double blind randomized-controlled crossover trial.  Participants were randomly assigned to receive a placebo or a 5 gram…

liver cancer

CoQ10 Supplementation Shows Benefits for Liver Cancer Patients Post Surgery

A new study shows daily supplementation with 300 mg of CoQ10 significantly increases antioxidant capacity and reduces inflammation levels and oxidative stress levels after surgery for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer. 41 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) participated in this single-blinded, randomized, parallel, placebo-controlled study.  A random numbers…