Q. I had high triglycerides until I read about taking 1/4 teaspoon a day of cinnamon. My triglycerides have been perfect ever since. Sugar is the culprit in high triglycerides.
A. Other readers have also found that cinnamon can help control triglycerides. Cinnamon blunts the rapid rise in blood sugar and insulin after a meal. Ask your doctor to monitor your liver enzymes to make sure that taking cinnamon every day does not have a negative effect on the liver.