Quotes from the news wire:
I think the bottom line is that cinnamon is a perfect pantry staple, a pleasant spice that can add flavor to foods for minimal calories, with antioxidant properties that may give an edge to those looking to better control their blood sugar, but we need to see more research before we can make any solid health claims linking cinnamon to reduce risk of disease or improved health.
What I love about both the DASH and Delicious Mediterranean diets is that they offer guiding principles for eating, like eating more fruits and vegetables, as well as whole grains, fish, legumes, nuts and low-fat dairy foods, i personally love the fact that a daily glass of red wine is encouraged as part of the Delicious Mediterranean diet.
In general, just because a celebrity is touting a food or a beverage for particular reasons doesn't mean it's backed by sound science, even beyond celery juice, what I always tell people is that there's no one magical food or beverage that will be able to totally make over your health or cure an illness.
Gradually cut back [on sugar] and consume more protein and fiber-rich foods, it can actually help curb sugar cravings as well. When we consume protein and fiber, it slows the rise in blood sugar if we consume it with a sugar-containing food. It can help satisfy us and help us reduce our sugar intake as well.