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CanPrev Curcumin-Pro, 60 Vegicaps

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CanPrev Curcumin-Pro Details

CanPrev’s Curcumin-Pro™ is an innovative and pure curcumin product, providing antioxidants that assist in the maintenance of health and the relief of joint inflammation. It delivers an impressive 1200mg of curcumin daily, the principal curcuminoid of the popular Indian spice turmeric, which has been used as a component of Indian Ayurvedic medicine since 1900 BC to treat a wide variety of ailments.

However, clinical trials in humans indicate that the systemic bioavailability of orally administered curcumin is relatively low. We have therefore added phosphatidylcholine (a component of lecithin, natural source) to enhance curcumin’s bioavailability, as well as bromelain to further improve curcumin’s absorption and add to its anti-inflammatory characteristics.

CanPrev Curcumin-Pro Relieves Joint Inflammation

Curcumin-Pro™ from CanPrev provides antioxidants for the maintenance of good health and is used in herbal medicine to help relieve joint inflammation. Curcumin-Pro™ is a unique, pure, potent and absorbable curcumin product providing antioxidants that assist in the maintenance of good health and in the relief of joint inflammation. it delivers an impressive 1200mg of curcumin daily, the principal curcuminoid of the popular indian spice turmeric, which has been used as a component of Ayurvedic medicine to treat a wide variety of ailments. clinical trials in humans indicate that the systemic bioavailability of orally administered curcumin is relatively low. We have therefore added phosphatidylcholine (a component of lecithin, natural source) to enhance curcumin's bioavailability, as well as bromelain to further improve curcumin's absorption and also provide potent anti-inflammatory characteristics to the formula. [VCAPS]

CanPrev Curcumin-Pro Highlights

  • Arthritis
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Age associated memory loss
  • Dementia
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Inflammatory diseases
  • Autoimmune conditions

CanPrev Natural Health Products Ltd – Based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, is an all-Canadian company that develops and markets premium natural health products to health care professionals. CanPrev brings you the best in quality, such as Adrenal-Pro, Immuno Multi, Nutritional Detox, Joint-Pro and the Pro Essentials line.

CanPrev Curcumin-Pro Contains:


Curcumin is the main biologically active phytochemical compound of turmeric. turmeric is a spice derived from the rhizomes of curcuma longa, which has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. curcumin is extracted, concentrated and standardized (in this case, to 100% curcuminoids). Extensive research has been conducted over the years on curcumin and research supports a wide range of health benefits including antioxi- dant effects, modulation of the production of inflammatory signal molecules, inducing apoptosis in cancer cells and increasing cellular glutathione levels.


Bromelain is a natural anti-inflammatory enzyme that assists in breaking down proteins to further improve digestion. it is a proteolytic (protein-digesting enzyme) derived from pineapple juice pulp.


Phosphatidylcholine is a phospholipid found in egg yolks and soy and a major component of human cell membranes. 

Combination Rationale of CanPrev Curcumin-Pro

CanPrev's curcumin-Pro™ provides a pure and therapeutic dose of the principal cur- cuminoid of the popular indian spice turmeric. in humans, systemic bioavailability of orally administered curcumin is relatively low. curcumin, on its own, is unstable in the gut and the traces that do pass through the Gi tract rapidly degrade or are conjugated through glucuronidation. canPrev's curcumin-Pro™ contains phosphatidylcholine and bromelain for enhanced absorption and bioavailability of curcumin.

Recent research shows that phosphatidylcholine can increase the bioavailability of curcumin. Phosphatidylcholine has a highly polarized head, with the negative charge of a phosphate group and the positive charge of the choline ammonium group, and can complex a variety of poorly soluble phenolics, including curcumin. CanPrev has also in- cluded bromelain in the formulation for added synergist anti-inflammatory effects and enhanced bioavailability.

In addition, herbalists often recommend that turmeric be taken with a proteolytic enzyme, such as bromelain, to improve absorption. 


Neutralizes free radicals that help prevent and soothe osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, high cholesterol, cancer and infections ...


You are probably familiar with turmeric as the spice that gives curried dishes their characteristic colour and flavour. Turmeric contains antioxidant chemicals, called curcuminoids, for neutralizing free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that cause damage to the body's tissues when they bump into healthy cells. Thus turmeric can be used to stop infections, protect the liver from toxins and may be useful for cancer.

The same molecules inhibit inflammation, thus acting as pain relieving agents. Turmeric has been shown to improve joint mobility and reduce the pain and swelling associated with all forms of arthritis. This activity is equivalent to the effect of some NSAID drugs. Turmeric lowers the level of harmful, or LDL, cholesterol and increases the level of helpful, or HDL, cholesterol. It also increases circulation and blood flow. All of these properties make turmeric a good choice for individuals with compromised circulation, heart disease and high cholesterol.

Turmeric can be used as a spice, encapsulated herb, dried herb, tincture or liquid extract. Better quality supplements are standardized which is an assurance that the product contains turmeric and has some active properties. Turmeric is found as a component of pain relieving, anti-inflammatory and cholesterol lowering formulas. Turmeric may be found in topical creams or gels for pain relief. Turmeric supplements are sometimes labelled as curcumin.

Turmeric contains substances that decrease your blood clotting ability therefore those with active bleeding, or those who use blood thinners, aspirin or NSAIDs should use caution. For the same reason, stop using turmeric 2 weeks prior to surgery or dental procedures. Turmeric may alter the effectiveness of some heart and cholesterol medications. Turmeric may irritate the gastrointestinal tract and liver or gallbladder, in some individuals, because it causes the release of digestive juices.


The stem of a pineapple contains bromelain, which is very helpful for protein indigestion, inflammation, arthritis and sinusitis ... 

The bromelains are a group of naturally occurring protein-digestive (proteolytic) enzymes. They are found in the stem of the pineapple. Other components of the stem, including various enzymes and calcium, are also present in commercial bromelain preparations.

Besides being used as a protein digestive aid, the enzymes in bromelain inhibit inflammatory chemicals called prostaglandins. The anti-inflammatory effect has been studied for its effectiveness in inflammatory conditions like arthritis and sinusitis.

In order to get substantial amounts of bromelain from pineapple you must eat the fibrous stem, therefore it is much easier to use a supplement form. Bromelain can be purchased in capsules. Enteric-coated capsules limit the use of bromelain in food digestion. They have been studied, with mixed results, for anti-inflammatory conditions. Bromelain is found as a component of digestive, multi-enzyme or anti-inflammatory formulas. Supplements should be standardized as an assurance of the enzyme activity of the preparation.

Phosphatidyl Choline:

Breaks down fats, builds the cellular membrane and synthesizes the neurochemical acetylcholine.

Phosphatidyl choline (PC)

Phosphatidyl choline (PC) is widely used in the food industry as a food emulsifier. Emulsifying means that it makes fat soluble in water. As a supplement, PC breaks down fats, builds the cellular membrane and synthesizes the neurochemical acetylcholine.

PC's emulsifying properties allow it to prevent fatty build-ups in the body, for example in the blood vessels, gallbladder and liver. By decreasing fatty build-up on arteries it helps to regulate blood pressure. PC is a large component of all cell membranes because it regulates the passage of substances into and out of the cell. It can cross the blood-brain barrier to produce brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that aid in memory - in particular acetylcholine. 

The protective coating of the brain and nerve cells are also composed of choline. In this respect PC helps to make the sheath (myelin) that surrounds the nerves that conduct messages from the brain to the muscles and organs of your body, performing a similar function to the insulation sheathing of electrical wires. If this protective sheath degenerates (as in MS), a "shorting out" of the message that the nerve is carrying occurs. Natural health practitioners for alcoholic liver damage, Alzheimer's disease, gallstones, hepatitis, atherosclerosis, memory loss, nerve degeneration and depression recommend PC.

PC supplements are made in capsules but lecithin is found in capsules or as granules. Lecithin granules should be refrigerated for freshness because the essential fatty acid component can go rancid. Lecithin contains 10-20% PC. Newer lecithin supplements, made from fresh egg yolk, contain a higher percentage of PC.

About ProEssentials from CanPrev

The ProEssentials line from CanPrev offers ingredient focused natural health products. This line of unique products merges the best creative and critical thinking with the very latest scientific research. Designed from the ground up by CanPrevs highly talented team of Canadian natural health practitioners and product engineers. Each ingredient formula has been formulated to optimize its nutritional impact. The result is that every ProEssentials product offers innovative advances to the major ingredient segment that it represents. These products offer peak performance potentials, use them as stand alone supplements for specific health needs or use them as ideal complimentary products. 

CanPrev Curcumin-Pro Reviews*

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  • 9/10  Inflammation

    By Lizzy De Martino on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 06:42 AM

    Effectiveness: 9/10

    (+) Easy To Take,Reduced My Pain

    How did you use it?:Everyday

    "It's the best curcurmin that I have tried to reduce the pain. I take 2 every day."

    Would you buy this product again? Yes
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  • 9/10  Great product

    By Tamara on Sunday, October 15, 2017 11:18 AM

    Effectiveness: 9/10

    (+) Boosts Energy,Convenient,Easy To Take,Good Value,Quickens Recovery Time,Reduced My Pain,Very effective

    How did you use it?:Everyday

    "I began taking this product to help with chronic inflammation from a rib injury. It was so difficult to get the inflammation to subside as ordinary daily activity would trigger it. Taking this product made a big difference in calming the inflammation (I take 2 a day) so I can go about my daily activities without triggering more inflammation. And if something does trigger inflammation, this calms it down again. Results are noticeable within a day or two (combined with my being sensible and being mindful of not aggravating the inflammation through activity)."

    Would you buy this product again? Yes
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  • 8.2/10  Impressive

    By BeKind on Saturday, August 19, 2017 08:54 AM

    Effectiveness: 8/10

    (+) Easy To Take,Reduced My Pain,Big improvements with reduction of arthritis pain and swelling in hands, fingers and toes.

    How did you use it?:Everyday,Before Bed,Every Morning

    "I have advanced osteoarthritis and cartilage degeneration in lower back and right hip. Haven't noticed any improvements in these areas after 4 months of taking these pills.
    I have noticed a huge difference in areas that I am experiencing arthritis (not associated with cartilage degeneration).
    I have started my parents on this product and am very curious to witness their results."

    Would you buy this product again? Yes
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  • 9/10  Ms.

    By Peggy007 on Friday, April 12, 2013 12:52 PM

    Effectiveness: 9/10

    (+) Easy To Take,First Dose Results,Good Value,Reduced My Pain

    How did you use it?:Everyday

    "I take two of these, twice a day, with breakfast and supper meals, for an inflammatory condition. It works well with no side effects. Cant ask for more than this !!"

    Would you buy this product again? Yes
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Suggested Use

 Adults - Take one (1) CanPrev Curcumin-Pro capsule three (3) times a day or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving
Curcumin (curcuma longa) 400 mg
Bromelain 1000 GDU (pineapple) 60 mg
Phosphatidylcholine (lecithin) 25 mg
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
† Daily Value not established
Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving

Additional Ingredients: Vegetable-grade magnesium stearate (1%), vegetable capsule.

Allergy Information: Vegan, GMO free, no binders, no fillers. No gluten, dairy, wheat, yeast, sugar, corn, artificial colours, flavours, preservatives or animal products.

Warning: As with any natural health product, you should consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use especially if you are taking medication including antiplatelet medication or blood thinners, or have a medical condition including gallstones, a bile duct obstruction, stomach ulcers or excess stomach acid. consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. do not use if seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children.

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