Many diabetics don't know you can use cinnamon for diabetes - this spice can be key for lower fasting glucose (blood sugar) levels, helping all diabetics.
Here is how cinnamon can positively affect your metabolism and help with diabetes:
Cinnamon improves the sensitivity of insulin by slowing the emptying of your stomach following meals.Cinnamon enhances your antioxidant defenses. According to a study published in 2009, “Polyphenols from cinnamon could be of special interest in people who are overweight with impaired fasting glucose since they might act as both insulin sensitizers and antioxidants.”Glucose metabolism can be increased nearly 20-fold thanks to cinnamon. This increase greatly improves blood sugar regulation.Cinnamon acts as an insulin substitute and possesses “insulin-like effects” due to a bioactive compound.Proanthocyanidin, a bioflavonoid in cinnamon, could alter insulin-signaling activity in your fat cells.
As reported by us in the past, cinnamon has a wealth of other health benefits. Other benefits of cinnamon include:
Reducing bad cholesterolPromoting cardiovascular healthPreventing heart diseaseTreating arthritisAlleviating menstrual painReducing inflammation
Via Bert Guevara