Nothing says holidays more than the warm, sweet smell of cinnamon. Sadly its often used with sugary high fats foods like rice pudding, sweet rolls and egg nog. That too bad because this popular spice offers a buffet of health benefits:
Cinnamon and Diabetes
Studies published in the peer reviewed Journal of the American College of Nutrition reported that cinnamon added to a routine diet can lower elevated blood sugar levels.
Cinnamon and Cancer
Laboratory reseaarch has demonstrated that cinnamon extract can slow the growth ( or even kill) cancer cells.
Cinnamon and Pain
Athletes who took cinnamon supplements after a tough workout reported less pain after exercising.
Cinnamon and Cholesterol
Doctors have found that people who took cinnamon supplements lowered their triglycerides levels up to 30%. Even better, the cholesterol levels also dropped from 10-30%.
Adding Cinnamon to Your Diet
In addition to being essential in apple pie, … Continue Reading…