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Not just weight loss: Chromium also lowers heart attack risk

Chromium is a trace element that helps balance blood sugar and may aid in weight loss. New research suggests that chromium deficiency is linked to a higher risk of heart attacks, and that the mineral may aid in healthy cholesterol levels. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University conducted a study across eight European countries and Israel [...]

Not just weight loss: Chromium also lowers heart attack risk 2018-02-15T15:53:02+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

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

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