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Old Mon May 6, 2013, 01:42 PM
Lbrown Lbrown is offline
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Hi Janice,

I'm in Canada too.

I think curcumin is a weak immune stimulant, it activates the VDR (vitamin D receptor) which then regulates a lot of other genes. I am taking olmesartan which is a stronger VDR activator, so I've been told.

I would be interested in their theory about curcumin - is it the VDR that they are trying to target with it? Also the gingerol. I think you'd have to take pretty whopping large doses of curcumin.

You could try searching google or pubmed for curcumin + VDR agonist

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