Chromium and polyphenols from cinnamon improve insulin sensitivity.

@article{Anderson2008ChromiumAP,
  title={Chromium and polyphenols from cinnamon improve insulin sensitivity.},
  author={Richard A. Anderson},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={
          48-53
        }
}
Naturally-occurring compounds that have been shown to improve insulin sensitivity include Cr and polyphenols found in cinnamon (Cinnamomon cassia). These compounds also have similar effects on insulin signalling and glucose control. The signs of Cr deficiency are similar to those for the metabolic syndrome and supplemental Cr has been shown to improve all these signs in human subjects. In a double-blind placebo-controlled study it has been demonstrated that glucose, insulin, cholesterol and… CONTINUE READING

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