June 2022

May 2022

Saffron for breakfast? Hortus Novus studies how in the European project PromedLife.

2022-05-17T16:19:17+02:00May 12th, 2022|

The "Novel food products for the promotion of Mediterranean Lifestyle and healthy diet" (PromedLife) project, funded by the European Horizon "Prima" program, has officially started. The project aims to promote lifestyles in line with the principles of the Mediterranean diet, encouraging healthy eating habits and reducing the environmental and economic impact of production and food [...]

February 2022

Saffron and sleep: a promising study

2022-02-01T12:20:24+01:00February 1st, 2022|

  Recently an article on the possible beneficial effects of saffron on sleep was published on JCSM (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine). The experimental protocol was a double-blind placebo controlled procedure. The aim of the research was to verify the hypothesis that a treatment with saffron was able to improve the quality of sleep by [...]

November 2019

Stargardt’s disease, effective treatment with saffron

2019-11-22T11:25:43+01:00November 22nd, 2019|

This is the important result of a research realised at the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS and Università Cattolica, campus of Rome, published in the prestigious magazine "Nutrients". The study was coordinated by Prof. Benedetto Falsini, associate professor at the Institute of Ophthalmology (Catholic University) and specialist at the Ophthalmology UOC of the A. [...]

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