Cinnamon has been over time a precious spice, used to prepare sweets and perfumes. Cinnamon is known to its smell of the holidays, but besides these qualities, it has a number of advantages that help improve health.
Consumed daily, cinnamon has the ability to stop cancer cell growth in people suffering from leukemia or lymphoma, according to a U.S. study. In addition, cinnamon has enormous benefits in strengthening the immune system and reduce the risk of colds and flu. Cinnamon helps to increase body temperature, especially in winter when, because of cold, hands, feet and the other extremities are very cold.
Furthermore, cinnamon helps in forming and proper functioning of red blood cells, maintains bone density and soothes inflamed joints, helps digestion and fat dissolution, fights against bacteria and fungi, enhance cognitive processes and increase fiber intake. All this is due to the cinnamon content of calcium, iron, magnesium and fiber.
The good news is that people with diabetes can eat cinnamon and can take full advantage of it, because it can regulate blood sugar levels.
Thus, the daily consumption of cinnamon can put in motion many of the human body mechanisms that help improve health.