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Cinnamon intake lowers fasting blood glucose

November 16, 2011

Cinnamon is an excellent source of polyphenolics and has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and has been shown to affect blood glucose and insulin signaling.

 Davis &  Yokoyama conducted  a meta-analysis of clinical studies on the effect of cinnamon intake and its effectiveness in lowering Fasting Blood Glucose (FBG).  They suggest that cinnamon extract and/or cinnamon improves FBG in people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes.


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