Today’s health tip: Benefits of Cinnamon

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Cinnamon is high in cinnamaldehyde has numerous benefits.

It contains large amounts of highly potent polyphenol antioxidants.

The antioxidants in cinnamon have anti-inflammatory effects, which may help lower your risk of disease.

Improves some key risk factors for heart disease, including cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure.

Cinnamon has been shown to significantly increase sensitivity to the hormone insulin.

Reduces fasting blood sugar levels, having a potent anti-diabetic effect at 1–6 grams or 0.5–2 teaspoons per day.

Cinnamon has been shown to lead to various improvements for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease in animal studies. However, human research is lacking.

Cinnamaldehyde has antifungal and antibacterial properties, which may reduce infections and help fight tooth decay and bad breath.

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