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 3.17 (2.74-3.72), after 3.49 (2.53-3.83). Saffron: before 3.11 (2.50-3.78), after 3.27 (2.42-4.14).
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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.