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  • Writer's pictureDr. Kathleen Jones

The Power Of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is more than a flavor, it is a spice that can be used for many purposes to improve our health.

Here are some of the powerful health benefits of this wonderful spice.

Cinnamon is great to help fight some types of infections because it has antimicrobial and antibacteiral properties. It may help in yeast infections and fight difficult bacterial infections.

Cinnamon may improve how your body processes sugar and help with insulin resistence and diabetes

Cinnamon has been shown to support heart health. Studies show when eaten with a meal it can reduce triglcerides, LDL cholesterol and cholesterol numbers.

Cinnamon can reduce inflammation because of the antioxidant properties.

Cinnamon reduces pain, swelling and muscle soreness when sprinkled on food.

Cinnamon has high levels of antioxidants which may protect DNA from mutations and reduce cancers.

Cinnamon seems to reduce cavities, improve bad breath and improve gum health.

Cinnamon can help reduce food cravings and overeating.

Cinnamon helps the digestive process.

Cinnamon tea appears to speed up the metabolism, best when used with fasting.

Cinnamon oil can be used to fight fungal infections and thrush.

More studies need to be done on all of these health benefits but certainly it can be useful to use this low- calorie spice to sprinkle on foods to add flavor and great health benefits!


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