Carlson Labs Ceylon Cinnamon contains 500 mg. Cinnamomum verum bark per serving. Ceylon Cinnamon helps maintain normal blood glucose levels that are already within a normal range. It is also known as "true cinnamon."
Test tube studies have suggested that cinnamon may improve glucose utilization. In a study of people with type 2 diabetes, supplementing with cinnamon in the amount of 1, 3, or 6 grams per day for 40 days was significantly more effective than a placebo at reducing blood glucose levels. The reduction averaged 18 to 29% in the three treatments groups, and 1 gram per day was as effective as 3 and 6 grams per day. The benefits of cinnamon for lowering blood sugar levels was confirmed in a double-blind study. However, in two other double-blind studies, cinnamon was not more effective than a placebo. The different results in these studies may have been due in part to differences in body weight, initial blood sugar levels, and medication use among the different populations studied.
About Carlson Laboratories
Founded by John and Susan Carlson in 1965, Carlson Laboratories has been a family owned and operated business for over 40 years. Since no one cares more about quality than the people who put their names on it, Carlson Laboratories is dedicated to providing only the highest quality nutritional supplements.
Carlson Laboratories began with one vitamin E formula. Since then, the line has grown to become the most complete line of natural vitamin E products in the world. Carlson Laboratories product range has expanded through the years to meet the nutritional needs of our customers. Our product lines now include award-winning Norwegian fish oils, a full line of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, special formulations and nutritional supplements.