Cassia

Three Foods to Fight Metabolic Syndrome

…fact that what you buy in the grocery isn’t “true” cinnamon, but instead the bark of a plant called cassia. In fact, all the research showing benefits for blood sugar has been done using cassia.) Cayenne Pepper Like cinnamon, cayenne pepper has also shown promise as another inexpensive “poor man’s…

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Beating Metabolic Syndrome

…that all the research done so far on the effects of cinnamon on blood sugar has used the form you’ll typically find in the grocery store, known as Cassia cinnamon—though it won’t say so on the label). (J Agric Food Chem 04;52:65–70) (Diabetes Care 03;26:3215–3218) * Vitamin D—A series of studies…

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