Cinnamon Helps Fight Diabetes

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One of the favorite spices of the season could help fight diabetes.

Researchers publishing in Diabetic Medicine have found that taking two grams of cinnamon per day for twelve weeks can lower blood pressure and reduce blood sugar levels in those with type 2 diabetes.  Study authors warn that there have been no tests of long term safety and effectiveness of taking cinnamon as a supplement in the long term, but they are optimistic.

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