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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-03-2017, 03:54 PM Thread Starter
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Best Brand of Turmeric for GSD's

Hi there,

My GSD is almost 7 years old and getting stiff I have heard that turmeric is good for GSD's. I would like to know if anyone has used this on your dog, how much do you give them and what is the best brand. Thanks.
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Tumeric needs to be accompanied by Black Pepper to make it Bio-Available.
“Adding black pepper to turmeric or turmeric-spiced food enhances curcumin’s bioavailability by 1,000 times, due to black pepper’s hot property called piperine,” (Also called piper nigrum or BioPerine)

It also needs a little fat. I use organic coconut oil.

"Without fat, the active component in turmeric, curcumin, has a difficult time making it past the stomach, into the small intestine, and into the blood where it can offer the greatest benefits."

This is the one I use myself and for our dogs:

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I get mine fresh from the Indian store.

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A friend of mine who works in the industry suggested for choosing supplements. They independently test multiple brands of various supplements and report back on potency, heavy metals, etc.
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