A type of formulated food from curcumin is found to reduce premenstrual syndrome in women
Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, at an event on Saturday, presented a study report entitled “Safety and Efficacy of curcumin based formulated food (Karkuma Super Food) on Premenstrual Syndrome Symptoms: A Randomized Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial.”
Especially capable of lessening women’s premenstrual syndrome (PMS), “Karkuma Super Food”, formulated and produced by Organic Nutrition Ltd, shows no evidence of side effects on consumers as per the research, reads a press release published on Saturday.
With the aim of verifying the effectiveness of this “functional food,” the research was conducted by Prof Dr Khaleda Islam from the Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka, and Prof Dr AK Obidul Huq, from the Food Technology and Nutritional Science department, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University.
Vice-Chancellor of Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University Prof Dr Alauddin, Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Agriculture Research Council (BARC) Dr Shaikh Mohammad Bokhtiar, professors of related subjects of six to eight acclaimed universities of the country and senior scientists from various research institutes, including experts from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UNICEF, were present at the event, held at Bangladesh Agriculture Research Council (BARC) in Farmgate, Dhaka.
Prof Dr Khaleda Islam carried out a study on the effectiveness and safety trial of the Karkuma Super Food by using certified organic raw materials.
The raw materials used in producing Karkuma super food were USDA organic certified, imported from reliable sources around the world.
Organic Nutrition Limited has been conducting extensive research on functional food in Bangladesh and abroad for a long time.
Besides, the company has been taking necessary measures to enhance mass awareness regarding the positive sides of functional food.