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Curcumin reduces DOMS, with some caveats

A recent meta-analysis suggests a modest effect of curcumin on delayed-onset muscle soreness, but the quality of evidence ain't great.

Study under review: The effect of curcumin supplementation on recovery following exercise-induced muscle damage and delayed-onset muscle soreness: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

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What is the effect of curcumin supplementation on exercise-induced muscle damage and delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)?

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