A look at studies linking saffron extract to a reduction in compulsive eating (as compared to control groups) finds that:
- Saffron extract improved snacking behavior by 55 percent (versus 28 percent in the placebo group).
- Saffron extract decreased appetite by 84 percent (versus 52 percent).
- Saffron extract decreased the urge for sugary snacks by 78 percent (versus 46 percent).
"Miracle Appetite Suppressant," video clip, www.doctoroz.com
"Satiereal, a Crocus Sativus L. Extract, Reduces Snacking and Increases Satiety . . ." by B. Gout et al., Nutr Res, 5/10