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Holiday spices offer healing gifts

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

Sugar and Spice: Cinnamon reduces glucose in diabetics

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

Diabetes Care: Antioxidant lowers blood sugar, study shows

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Balance blood sugar with chromium

By | May 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]