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Holiday spices offer healing gifts

Those festive spices found in holiday treats may have a role to play beyond making things taste good! Recent studies on cinnamon, clove and ginger point to benefits in blood sugar management, diabetic complications and nausea. Previous reports that cinnamon may have a positive effect on the glycemic control and cholesterol levels in diabetes type [...]

Holiday spices offer healing gifts 2015-09-09T13:49:27+00:00

Sugar and Spice: Cinnamon reduces glucose in diabetics

Less than a half-teaspoon per day of ground cinnamon helped volunteers with type II diabetes reduce their levels of blood sugar - and reduce several heart disease risk factors, as well. That's according to a preliminary study of a small group of 60 men and women, all of whom had been diagnosed several years earlier [...]

Sugar and Spice: Cinnamon reduces glucose in diabetics 2015-09-09T13:50:27+00:00

Diabetes Care: Antioxidant lowers blood sugar, study shows

According to a new clinical study, scientists discovered that type 2 diabetes patients had lower blood sugar and healthier blood vessels after supplementing with pine tree bark extract, or Pycnogenol. The study demonstrated that patients with mild type 2 diabetes, subscribing to a regular diet and exercise program, were able to significantly lower their glucose [...]

Diabetes Care: Antioxidant lowers blood sugar, study shows 2018-02-15T15:53:23+00:00

Buckwheat and Blood Sugar: Plant found to have benefits in diabetes

Buckwheat may be beneficial in the management of diabetes, say researchers from the University of Manitoba. They found that extracts of the seed lowered blood sugar levels by up to 19% when fed to diabetic rats. The Canadian researchers say diabetics should consider including the grain in their diet, or taking dietary supplements. Lead researcher [...]

Buckwheat and Blood Sugar: Plant found to have benefits in diabetes 2018-02-15T15:53:24+00:00

Grain Lowers Blood Sugar: Buckwheat may have future in treating diabetes

Researchers in Canada have found new evidence that buckwheat, a grain used in making pancakes and soba noodles, may be beneficial in the management of diabetes. In a controlled study, they showed that extracts of the seed lowered blood glucose levels by 12% to 19% when fed to diabetic rats. The study may lead to [...]

Grain Lowers Blood Sugar: Buckwheat may have future in treating diabetes 2015-09-09T13:51:12+00:00

Balance blood sugar with chromium

Chromium is an essential nutrient involved in normal carbohydrate and fat metabolism. It also helps regulate blood sugar, which can improve the glucose/insulin system in people with hypoglycemia, diabetes and other blood sugar disorders. At the Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center in Maryland, researchers tested chromium supplementation on patients with type 2 diabetes. They tested [...]

Balance blood sugar with chromium 2018-02-15T15:53:45+00:00

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