Cinnamon health secrets
According to the 2015 prevalence data from the CDC, approximately 7.03% of the U.S adult population is diagnosed with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form and is characterized by the failure of cells to recognize and respond to insulin (the hormone responsible for moving glucose out of the blood stream and into the cells). These results in elevated blood sugar (glucose) levels, which, if left untreated, can have serious health consequences. In order to keep blood glucose levels in check, some with type 2 diabetes have to rely on diabetes medications. Diet and exercise alone has proven unsuccessful in controlling blood glucose levels. This cinnamon use to increase our blood circulation and which helps significantly in removing pain and also ensures oxygen supply to the body cells leading to higher metabolic activity.
Health benefits of Cinnamon
One of the best health benefits of using Ceylon cinnamon is that it is used to treat digestive disorders like flatulence, appetite loss, nausea and indigestion, lowers cholesterol, reduces blood sugar levels, protects against heart disease, fights cancer by reducing proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells, traditionally used to treat toothache and fight bad breath, helps cure most chronic cough, cold, and clear the sinuses, boosts your brain activity helps in removing nervous tension and protect from memory loss, has anti fungal &antibacterial, anti parasitic and antiseptic properties and is therefore effective in fighting yeast infections and also stomach ulcers & head lice, helps provide relief from menstrual cramps, contains anti inflammatory compounds which help reduce pain and inflammation associated with arthritis, effective for indigestion from (nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, diarrhea and gas), is diuretic in nature and helps in secretion and discharge of urine therefore reducing urinary tract infections, cinnamaldehyde in cinnamon helps prevent unwanted clumping of blood platelets, increase blood circulation, reduces muscle and joint pain as well as stiffness, helps boost immunity and remove regular fatigue also increases the longevity of an individual with its anti aging properties, prevents bacterial growth and food spoilage, fights the E. coli bacteria, great source of (manganese, fiber, iron and calcium).
Reduces blood sugar levels & treating type 2 diabetes.
Reduce your fat levels
Can help lower your bad cholesterol (LDL)
May help treat type 2 diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels while increasing insulin production
Found to be an effective natural remedy to help with headache elimination
Considered an anti- microbial, anti- fungi food, helping stop growth of bacteria and candida
It is thought that the smell of cinnamon helps boost brain activity and cognitive function
A study shows an extract found in cinnamon sticks helps inhibit the development of Alzheimer’s disease
For an upset stomach, cinnamon can be used as a tonic to ease the pain
Helps cleanse both your blood and your liver
When our added to food, it inhibits bacterial growth & food and it makes your food taste great
Protects against heart diseases
This fights cancer by reducing proliferation of leukemia & lymphoma cancer cells
Traditionally used to treat toothache & fights bad breath
Reduces muscle & joint pains as well as stiffness