Extracted from the spice turmeric, curcumin has been shown to arrest cancer cell growth, induce programmed cell-death (apoptosis), and increase the efficacy of chemotherapy for treatment resistant colorectal cancer cells. While trials of curcumin suggest at least 4g per day may be more beneficial than lower doses,
Suggested dose: 1-2g per day of Meriva® or Longvida® curcumin.,
This antioxidant interferes with all stages of cancer development, and its low bioavailability may make it more suitable for colorectal cancer. When given to patients with colorectal cancer at a dose of 500-1000mg per day, it reduced tumor proliferation.