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Can Cinnamon Fight the Epidemic of Prediabetes?

With rates of prediabetes and diabetes climbing, there is great interest in inexpensive interventions that can help to control blood sugar levels. Studies suggest that people who consume 1 g of cinnamon (just under ½ teaspoon) per day have a blood sugar reduction in line with the decrease from prescription drugs, Time magazine reported in April. How
cinnamon exerts these effects is an area of active investigation. Add cinnamon to oatmeal, yogurt, tea and applesauce to boost intake. For more ideas on increasing cinnamon
consumption, check out the plethora of healthy recipes at www.eatingwell.com/recipes/21643/ingredients/herbs-spices/spices/cinnamon/.

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