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Are You Wasting Money on Turmeric Supplements?
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Are You Wasting Money on Turmeric Supplements?

By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about the amazing health benefits of turmeric and curcumin.

For starters, herbalists and natural healers around the world have recommended turmeric for more than 4,000 years to treat conditions such as obesity, diabetes, heart Disease, Alzheimer’s, arthritis and hundreds of other diseases and ailments caused by chronic inflammation.

High quality turmeric is also known to:

  • •Slow the signs of aging
  • •Promote joint function, mobility, and flexibility
  • •Increase energy levels
  • •Enhance detoxification of the liver
  • •Boost memory function, intelligence, and alertness
  • •Lower blood pressure
  • •Relieve asthma and bronchitis
  • •Heal the skin

So you go out and buy a generic bottle of turmeric at your local drug store and feel… nothing. Not a single improvement in your health. What’s the deal?

First things first, if you are looking to take advantage of the many health benefits of turmeric, you aren't going to get the results you're after by simply eating a lot of Indian curry, ingesting large quantities of the raw root, or picking up the first bottle of turmeric supplements you see at a drug store.

So before you run out to the grocery store and stock up on raw turmeric root and fancy capsules...

It's crucial that you understand a few things about how to get a therapeutic effect from curcumin, a substance in turmeric.

Let's simplify the process of researching the highest quality turmeric supplements:

1. Select a turmeric supplement that is all-natural.

Now this may seem obvious, but you would be surprised how many brands of supplements out there, found at grocery stores and vitamin shops, contain fillers and binders, to keep the price down, at your expense. Not only are these extra ingredients unhealthy, they can actually be harmful to your health!

2. Is it 3rd party tested for purity and contaminants?

This is such an important factor, one that applies to all supplements, and something that is often overlooked. You need to be able to trust that, a) what you're ingesting is truly pure turmeric and b), that doesn't contain any harmful contaminants. 3rd party testing is the only way to know for sure, so don't overlook this when your health is at stake.

3. Does the daily dose contain 1,500mg of turmeric?

In order to get a therapeutic dose, it's essential that you take 1,500mg every day. If you want to break up the servings throughout the day, that's perfectly fine, but if you aren't taking 1,500mg a day, it's unlikely you'll get the desired results and health benefits

4. Know the ingredients. Does it contain piperine (the active ingredient in black pepper) and ginger?

And this may be the MOST IMPORTANT factor of all in getting the health benefits you've been hearing about on this page. Raw turmeric is poorly absorbed by the human body, making it difficult to reap the health benefits. The good news is, studies have found that piperine piper as well as ginger, can assist in absorption of curcumin into the gastrointestinal tract, making it more bioavailable.

Once I found a turmeric supplement that contains all of the above qualities, I do the following:

1. Contact the manufacturer.

The owner/creator of the product MUST be willing to get on the phone with me to have a thorough discussion about the product. I always ask where the ingredients are sourced, what the manufacturing process is like, and who exactly is involved in the production of the product. If the owner is not willing to discuss these critical components with me, I do not try it nor would I recommend it.

2. Test it for 30 days.

Once I feel comfortable with what I have read and discussed with the creator, I use the product myself for a minimum of 30 days before sharing it with my readers and clients. During the "test" process I evaluate how the product makes me feel immediately after using it (gas, bloating, energy) and what its long term effects are (decreased body fat, weight loss, weight gain, etc.).

3. If I’m still happy with a product, I request a discount for my readers.

If I am thrilled with the results and find myself using it regularly, I contact the owners again and ask for a discounted rate for my readers.

Frequently Asked Questions about Spring of Life Ultimate Turmeric:

Here are a few answers to questions I've recieved about my #1 recommended turmeric supplement.

Does it meet the criteria of a high quality turmeric supplement?

Absolutely. Spring of Life Ultimate Turmeric contains all of the right ingredients in the right amounts for proper absorption. I’ve tested it personally and take it daily.

When will you start feeling and seeing the effects of high quality turmeric?

Some of the effects will kick in within a few hours (such as reduced inflammation). After 30 days of incorportating high quality turmeric, most other benefits can be felt. In order to continue feeling the effects of turmeric, you must continue to take it daily. 

What is the best time of day to ingest turmeric?

As long as you get 1,500mg daily (which is one serving of Spring of Life Ultimate Turmeric) the supplement will be effective.

What about turmeric makes it so healthy?

The active component contained within turmeric, the one responsible for its countless medicinal qualities, is called curcumin, and it was first identified more than 200 years ago as an anti-inflammatory molecule.

What is the serving size of Spring of Life Ultimate Turmeric?

The daily serving size is 2 capsules, or as directed by your healthcare provider, with a glass of water or a Beyond Diet approved recipe. Each dose contains 1,500 mg high quality turmeric for maximum health benefits.

Is this product vegan (I'm sensitive to dairy or choose not to eat it)?

Yes! Spring of Life Ultimate Turmeric is vegan. It’s also non-GMO, gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and contains organic turmeric.

Is Spring of Life Ultimate Turmeric available outside of the United States?

Unfortunately, this product is only available within the U.S. (for now). If you don’t live within the United States and would like to purchase turmeric, use the criteria above to find a high quality product that’s right for you.

Do I have to take a turmeric supplement to lose weight?


Turmeric is only meant to enhance the phenomenal weight loss results and improvements in your health that you recieve by following any of the Beyond Diet programs. 

And, of course, there is more than one way to enjoy turmeric.

Instead of drinking coffee in the afternoon to wake me up, I drink this instead:

Afternoon Power Drink


  • •½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • •½ tsp raw cacao powder
  • •¼ tsp ground turmeric
  • •1 Tbsp gelatin (I use Great Lakes brand gelatin)
  • •¼ cup unsweetened homemade coconut milk, full-fat
  • •4 drops liquid stevia
  • •1 cup water


Boil water in a tea kettle or in a pot on the stove. Combine all other ingredients in a mug. Pour boiling water over everything. Stir to mix well. Enjoy!

I share all great stuff with you so you can decide whether or not it is a product that fits into your lifestyle and your healthy eating plan.

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Coach Chrissy
Claudia - Because of its anti-inflammatory properties it can actually help with gerd.
Claudia Larkin
Can this product bother someone with reflux or gerd? I cannot eat spicy, peppery foods.
Coach Chrissy
Frances - There really shouldn't be any side effects. The one thing you would want to be careful of is if you have any medications that it could interfere with.
Frances Ramsay
Are there any side affects from Tumeric .