Diet and Nutrition

Include Cinnamon in Your Diet - a Blessing in Disguise

Written by
Dr. Noela David Andrew David
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Published on Apr 13, 2017 and last reviewed on Oct 13, 2018   -  1 min read

Abstract

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This article discusses the benefits of including cinnamon in your diet and some practical ways to use it.

Include Cinnamon in Your Diet - a Blessing in Disguise

Benefits of Taking Cinnamon

The benefits of taking cinnamon include:

It has cancer-treating properties (anticancer properties).

It helps in regulating blood sugar levels.

It also reduces bad cholesterol (LDL cholesterol - low-density lipoproteins) levels in the blood.

Brings down arthritis pain.

Found to be effective during dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain).

It helps in losing weight.

It improves blood circulation.

It helps in healing stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori.

How to Include Cinnamon in your Daily Diet?

It can be used as a regular spice in your food.

Mix cinnamon powder with your tea, green tea, coffee etc., and have it every morning.

Add cinnamon, jaggery, tulsi (basil) leaves, lemon, and mint leaves to boiling water. Allow the water to cool and then use it as a health drink. Have two to three glasses of this health drink every day for best results.

Last reviewed at:
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