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Jan Nilsson

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Cassia cinnamon does not change the insulin sensitivity or the liver enzymes in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance.

Author

  • Jennie Wickenberg
  • Sandra Lindstedt Ingemansson
  • Jan Nilsson
  • Joanna Hlebowicz

Summary, in English

Published studies have reported conflicting results regarding the effects of cinnamon on glucose, lipids and insulin. To gain further insight into the metabolic effects of Cinnamomum cassia we performed randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled study using euglycaemic-hyperinsulinaemic clamp.

Department/s

  • Cardiovascular Research - Immunity and Atherosclerosis
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2014

Language

English

Publication/Series

Nutrition Journal

Volume

13

Issue

1

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

BioMed Central (BMC)

Topic

  • Nutrition and Dietetics

Status

Published

Research group

  • Cardiovascular Research - Immunity and Atherosclerosis

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1475-2891