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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
Publishing year: 2014
Language: English
Publication/Series: Nutrition Journal
Volume: 13
Issue: 1
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: BioMed Central

Abstract 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.

Keywords

  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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Published
  • Cardiovascular Research - Immunity and Atherosclerosis
  • ISSN: 1475-2891
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