Cinnamon Improves Glucose and Lipids of People With Type 2 Diabetes

16 Dec 2003Alam Khan, MS, PHD, Mahpara Safdar, MS, Mohammad Muzaffar Ali Khan, MS, PHD, Khan Nawaz Khattak, MS and Richard A. Anderson, PHD

The results of this study demonstrate that intake of 1, 3, or 6 g of cinnamon per day reduces serum glucose, triglyceride, LDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes and suggest that the inclusion of cinnamon in the diet of people with type 2 diabetes will reduce risk factors associated with diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

Meta Analysis
2 effects
40 days
60 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Cinnamon Herb risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Cinnamon
Herb

Blood Sugar - Hyperglycemia Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Blood Sugar - Hypergl...
Lymphatic system

Moderate evidence
-25.0%

Cinnamon Herb risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Cinnamon
Herb

LDL Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of LDL
Lymphatic system

High evidence
-17.0%