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Can cinnamon help prevent diabetes?

Cinnamon, one of the most easy to use spices, may help you fend off the diabetes epidemic by keeping your blood sugar under control. How? Cinnamon may help cells take in sugar and use insulin better. It doesn't work if you're eating cinnamon on top of a gooey cinnamon bun, of course. As little as a quarter to a half a teaspoon a day may be all you need. Try it in coffee, over fresh apple slices, or even in Crock-Pot dishes for a flavor twist.

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