SARASOTA, FL, August 10, 2005 - Integrity Nutraceuticals International (INI) today announced the results of a recent clinical study on Cinnulin PF ( R ), the company's patented water extract of cinnamon ingredient. The placebo-controlled, double-blind study conducted by the Ohio Research Group examined the effect of supplementation with Cinnulin PF on blood glucose regulation, lipid profiles and body composition in pre-diabetic men and women. All participants maintained their usual levels of physical activity and normal diet patterns throughout the course of the study. Results show that subjects in the Cinnulin PF group noted statistically significant decreases in fasting blood glucose levels, marked improvements in insulin sensitivity and no statistically significant changes in clinical blood chemistries.
"Preliminary data supports the efficacy of Cinnulin PF supplementation on blood sugar regulation in pre-diabetic men and women," stated Dr. Tim Ziegenfuss, CEO, Ohio Research Group. "The safety profile on Cinnulin PF appears to be excellent and no adverse events were reported during the duration of the study."
USDA studies show cinnamon promotes glucose metabolism and supports healthy cholesterol levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes. However, researchers note that when consumed consistently or in high doses, whole cinnamon and fat-soluble extracts may be toxic. Cinnulin PF, a 20:1 water extract of cinnamon, retains the active components without the potentially harmful compounds, making it completely safe for every day use. Cinnulin PF is the only cinnamon extract standardized for the recognized active component in cinnamon, double-linked Type-A Polymers.
"We continue to invest our resources in clinical trials surrounding Cinnulin PF to ensure our customer base that they are receiving a safe and effective ingredient of the highest quality," stated Tim Romero, vice president, Integrity Nutraceuticals International. "These results further validate the efficacy of Cinnulin PF."
Integrity Nutraceuticals International, founded in 1999, is a global raw material supplier of bulk nutraceuticals. They import only the finest materials from China and India and specialize in custom formulations. INI's focus is to introduce innovative ingredients into the market based on science and research. Their inventory consists of a wide variety of products including: amino acids, creatine, sports enhancing supplements, joint and heath care items, specialty items and herbs. INI's products are verified analytically in their state-of-the-art in-house laboratory equipped with HPLC, FT-NIR, Microbial and heavy metals testing. For more information visit www.integritynut.com.
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