a trick for lowering blood sugar after eating sweets

A new study found that adding some cinnamon to desserts may temper the blood sugar surge that follows a sweet treat. “Researchers at Malmo University Hospital in Sweden found that adding a little more than a teaspoon of cinnamon to a bowl of rice pudding lowered the post-meal blood sugar rise in a group of healthy volunteers.
The findings, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, add to evidence from past studies that cinnamon may aid in blood sugar control. One reason for the effect seems to be that cinnamon slows the rate at which food passes from the stomach to the intestines.Whether people with diabetes should start spicing their diets with cinnamon remains to be seen though.”
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