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How To Use Cinnamon To Help With Diabetes

Reader Approved Three Methods:Incorporating Cinnamon Into Your DietAdding a Cinnamon Supplement to Your Treatment RegimenUnderstanding Why Cinnamon Helps with DiabetesCommunity Q&A Cinnamon is not only a spice packed with healthful antioxidants. It can also be used to help diabetics control their blood glucose levels. While it should not completely replace other treatments, consult your physician about adding to your treatment regimen. 1 Use cinnamon to replace sugar. Because cinnamon is so flavorful, it can often replace small amounts of sugar in stove-top recipes, sauces, meat, and vegetable dishes. Replacing a sweetener with this spice can help reduce the amount of sugar you consume and improve your blood glucose levels. Cinnamon is considered safe when used in the amounts normally found as foods-- this works out to roughly ½ to 1 teaspoon or about 1000 mg per day. 2 Add cinnamon to your breakfast. For instance, stir cinnamon and a small amount of agave nectar into oatmeal in the morning, adding berries and nuts to make it an even more nutritious breakfast. Or top off buttered whole grain toast with a dash of cinnamon and a sprinkle of a crystallized sweetener like Stevia or Sp Continue reading >>

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  1. nebraska_beauty

    I have heard cinnamon has a beneficial effect on sugar levels. I have bought some cinnamon tea bags and the ingredients state four types of pure cinnamon but there is no nutritional breakdown regarding sugars etc. It does not say there is any sugar in it but it tastes very sweet so I am wondering if its OK to drink it

  2. Resurgam

    Do you have a glucose meter or a urine testing stick you could use to check?

  3. Freema

    nebraska_beauty said: ↑
    I have heard cinnamon has a beneficial effect on sugar levels. I have bought some cinnamon tea bags and the ingredients state four types of pure cinnamon but there is no nutritional breakdown regarding sugars etc. It does not say there is any sugar in it but it tastes very sweet so I am wondering if its OK to drink it maybe there is no sugar in it hard to tell for us here... some do try to measue it with one of their strips for testing blood sugar..
    cinnamon tea and cinnamon do affect the blood sugar a bit downwards..(of cause only if there is no sugar in it) but avoiding carbs in the food we eat is really what makes a difference..
    cinnamon have more kinds , and it is the cheaper kind that lowers blood sugar a bit, maybe due to some ingredient in it.
    Cinnamon is not healthy eaten in very high amounts like over a teaspoon a day...
    http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/cinnamon-and-benefits-for-diabetes
    http://www.life-enhancement.com/mag...on-reduces-blood-sugar-and-cholesterol-levels

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