by Ken Winston Caine
You may already know that cinnamon is an anti-inflammatory — one that nicely complements ginger and turmeric.
Now test tube, animal and human studies are confirming that cinnamon lowers blood sugar.
As little has 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoonful of cinnamon per day lowered blood sugar by roughly 20% in a recent U.S. Agricultural Research Service study involving 60 diabetic volunteers who were not using insulin.
Added bonus: Their cholesterol and tryglyceride levels dropped, too.
Double bonus: Other studies have shown (more…)