Curcuma longa, better known as turmeric, is an ancient spice traditionally appreciated by the peoples of India, Asia, and the Middle East for use in cuisine and beauty applications. Turmeric has a recognizable, vibrant yellowish orange hue and is loaded with health supporting nutrients; curcuminoids are perhaps the most notable. As the most active phytochemicals in turmeric root, curcuminoids offer powerful health-promoting effects through antioxidant, neuroprotective, and immune system boosting activity. 
Turmeric and Prostate HealthTurmeric offers many positive health benefits, especially to prostate health. A double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial published in the Journal of Cancer Science & Therapy cited radioprotective effects of curcumin in prostate cancer patients. Furthermore, of two patient groups, one that received the curcumin supplement and one that received placebo, the group receiving the curcumin supplementation showed significant, long lasting, improvement in urinary ease and frequency. 
Turmeric and Enlarged ProstateA study published in the December 2012 issue of Italy's Panminerva Medica evaluated the effect of a curcumin supplement taken by persons with BPH (enlarged prostate). Sixty-one patients were divided into two groups for the 6-month study. The results showed that the group who received curcumin supplementation experienced fewer urinary infections and less incontinence than the control group. Significant improvements in urinary stream and quality of life were also reported.  Researchers surmise that curcumin may actually help the body inhibit the compounds that cause prostate enlargement. 
Turmeric's Bonus Benefit for Male Health
Supplementing with TurmericThere are a lot of turmeric supplements out there, a lot. We recently released a turmeric extract that I'm really proud of; we've gotten a lot of really good feedback. I'd like to hear some more feedback from people who've made turmeric part of their nutritional protocol What benefits have you experienced? Leave a comment below and share your experience!
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