On July 17, 2019, Turmetab was launched in the Philippines. It is the country’s first Food and Drug Administration-approved supplement that combines turmeric and piperine to combat stress.
During the launch of Turmetab at The Upper Deck Sports Center in Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, members of the media including Conan Daily were given a free POUND fitness class. The benefits of the FDA-approved supplement were also explained during the event.
Turmetab offers whole turmeric roots in easy-to-take tablets. It aims to give Filipinos the vitality and nutrition they need to combat a range of ailments and stay at their physical and mental best.
Taking turmeric with piperine has several benefits. The supplement is an overall anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant support and it supports joint and muscle health, helps target multiple inflammatory diseases, including arthritis, and boosts brain health.
The distributor of Turmetab is Distribution Solutions Philippines, Inc. also called Distriphil, a National Company committed to setting New Standards and Excellent Service in Healthcare Solution, with the ultimate goal of providing care and improving health. The supplement is already available in Mercury Drugstore and South Star Drug.
“Medical research have shown us the health benefits of turmeric, and we are proud to bring Turmetab to Filipinos, nationwide,” Distriphil group product manager Cor-Marie Bacdayan stated. “The ability to do one’s best starts with one’s physical and mental health, and we are committed in helping Filipinos defy limitations.”
Distriphil is involved in the nationwide marketing, sales, and distribution of ethical and over-the-counter products for its own In-house brands as well as the brands of partner companies. Registered as a company in July 2013, it is the newest subsidiary of the Chiongbian Group of Companies and it has three divisions namely the Primary Care, Vaccines and Oncology divisions.
The creator of Turmetab is Filipino food scientist Miguel Pelaez Mejia. In the video below, he explains how the supplement serves as a functional nutrient not just for the body but also for the everyday food: