Cinnamon�helps lower blood sugar levels, boost insulin sensitivity and slow down the emptying of the stomach to reduce sharp blood sugar rises after a meal. Cinnamon was also proven to improve glycemic status, especially in the levels of fasting blood glucose among type 2 diabetic patients. Cinnamon also helps stabilize HDL, but it can reduce total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels as well. It also has great antioxidant capability.�Fenugreek�slows absorption of sugars in the stomach and stimulates insulin. In traditional Chinese medicine, the spice is known as a �phlegm mover� and is said to break up stuck energies and cool inflammation within the body. Fenugreek also boosts testosterone level in men.