Although cinnamon is sometimes thought to be a wintery ingredient (apple cider) and a beautiful touch to many delicious dishes, coffees and teas, many do not know the spelndors and attributes of cinnamon.
Here are some reasons to take this special ingredient seriously:
Cholesterol 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon per day can lower LDL cholesterol.
Diabetes Cinnamon may have a regulatory effect on blood sugar, making it especially beneficial for people with Type 2 diabetes.
Cancer Cinnamon reduces the proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells.
Blood Clots It has an anti-clotting effect on the blood.
Arthritis Half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder combined with one tablespoon of honey every morning before breakfast has significant relief in arthritis pain after one week.
Memory Smelling cinnamon boosts cognitive function and memory.
Bacteria Cinnamon fights the E. coli bacteria in unpasteurized juices.
Natural Food Preservative When added to food, it inhibits bacterial growth and food spoilage, making it a natural food preservative.
Health in General
It is a great source of manganese, fiber, iron, and calcium.