NAFLD is a spectrum of disorders ranging from steatosis to cirrhosis of the liver. It is commonly associated with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases.
Related: Sami-Sabinsa Group Honored with Multiple Awards Sabinsa Founder Publishes New Book on Curcuminoids Study: Curcumin, Resveratrol Possible Anti-Cancer CompoundsThe paper was published in theJournal of Cellular Biochemistry.70 subjects with NAFLD were randomized to either Curcumin C3 Complex with BioPerine or a placebo for 12 weeks. Supplementation significantly reduced the hematocrit, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and the serum concentrations of alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, alkaline phosphatase, cholesterol, and hemoglobin, and increased total iron-binding capacity. The supplement “significantly improved NAFLD severity (p<0.001), which was statistically different compared with the placebo group.”
The study concludes: “This study suggested beneficial effects of combined curcuminoids and piperine supplementation on disease severity in patients with NAFLD.”
In Sabinsa’s press release, Founder Dr. Muhammed Majeed commented: “We’re encouraged by the researchers’ conclusion that combined supplementation of C3 Complex and BioPerine may provide a safe and viable method for curtailing the progress of NAFLD.”