What Are IP6 & Inositol?
Inositol is a simple hexa-carbon carbohydrate derived from glucose. It is a member of B complex vitamins. When all of its six carbons are attached to phosphate groups, it is known as inositol hexaphosphate (IP6).
Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP6) is present in plant and mammalian cells. It is found in the high concentrations (0.4-6.4%) in high fibre foods such as legumes,… [Read more →]
Turmeric (botanical name: Curcuma Longa) is a member of the ginger family. Its root (bright yellow spice) is a staple ingredient in curry dishes.
Curcuminoids are the bioactive compounds in turmeric. They are made up of 60–70% curcumin, 20-27% demethoxycurcumin and 10-15% bisdemethoxycurcumin. Curcumin is responsible for the yellow/orange colour of turmeric. It is the most studied curcuminoid for its therapeutic effects as it has multiple targets and mechanisms of action…. [Read more →]