Cinnamon for Healthy Holidays

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…