Anti-Inflammatory Effect Of Crocus Sativus On Serum Cytokine Levels In Subjects With Metabolic Syndrome: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo- Controlled Trial
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||pg/ml. Median and IQR. Placebo: before 0.56 (0.52-0.71), after 0.66 (0.60-0.88) . Saffron: before 0.65 (0.54-0.71), after 0.60 (0.56-0.73).
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In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 44 participants with metabolic syndrome took 100 mg of saffron o or placebo daily for 12 weeks. LDL and total cholester were the only parameters measured that showed a statistically significant difference between groups, while the rest of the lipid profile, metabolic markers, and a variety of markers of inflammation didn't.