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 0.78 (0.00-0.98), after 0.87 (0.76-1.45). Saffron: before 0.83 (0.76-1.19) , after 0.97 (0.80-1.47) .
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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.