Turmeric Extract Shown Effective for Weight Management and Mental Health
According to research published in the journal, Nutrition, Japanese researchers, in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study funded by
House Wellness Foods Corp., on 90 individuals in total and examined the effect of a combination of a hot water extract and supercritical carbon dioxide extract of turmeric (C. longa) on body weight, BMI, and serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and Complement Component 3 (C3) and on markers of mental health such as the POMS score for anger and hostility. They observed that the mixture was associated with significantly lower body weight and BMI as well as significantly lower serum levels of CRP and C3. In addition, the mixture significantly the mental health scores studied.