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Old 11-03-2006, 03:57 PM   #1
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Does cinnamon help lower cholesterol?

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Old 11-04-2006, 06:12 AM   #2
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Re: Cinnamon

It may help.
There was a small study done in 2003 that showed some benefits in both LDL and triglycerides and blood glucose in people with Diabetes-2.
A larger study in 2006 showed the same effect on blood glucose, but none on cholesterol.

Probably diabetics would find it more useful than those with normal glucose tolerance..

If you take it, go for about a tsp. a day.

Old 11-04-2006, 11:30 AM   #3
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Re: Cinnamon

I tried it for about 6 months and it did nothing for my my cholesterol.

Old 11-06-2006, 06:17 PM   #4
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Re: Cinnamon

It worked for me , dropped my total about 35 points . Take a 1000 mgs. a day . Cinnamon capsules are about $6 for a months supply at any pharmacy .

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