Having a nutrient rich diverse whole food diet may have more benefits than we think. It includes the spices we use as seasoning or add it in other forms to your foods. Cinnamon adds a woody, spicy and sweet lingering taste and aroma that uplifts the mood usually.
Range of benefits, such as:
Cinnamon has a very high impact of various benefits to health, those observed in studies include insulin sensitivity, glucose, lipids, antioxidants, inflammation, blood pressure, and body weight.1 On top of all of these benefits, cinnamon has more to offer in terms of health benefits. Cinnamon has antibacterial properties, it could be used to nullify infections and disease caused from bacteria, yeast and fungi. 2
Chain of benefits in heart and blood health possible
Cinnamon has a domino effect on health benefits, it widens the blood vessels especially that of the arms and legs. This mechanism is peripheral vasodilation. Adding cinnamon in your daily diet could reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides, and at the same increase HDL (good) cholesterol. 3
Impact on brain health
Cinnamon has shown to inhibit tau aggregation and filament formation which is associated with Alzheimer’s disease. There are strong links correlating that having blood sugar problems increases chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease. 4 Cinnamon can become helpful and could aid to overcome or avoid these two problems through a healthy nutritious path. Cinnamon has proven to increase production of brain proteins that are protective against Parkinson’s disease. 5
An interesting study showed promising results of cinnamon boosting learning capabilities in a mice study. They were very promising results and hence population studies are needed. 6
It is easy to introduce the flavor of cinnamon in your daily diet and you can start small by adding some to your coffee or tea and move to granola bars or salads containing it. Cinnamon is felt and enhances the experience of the Stress Buster Rawblend. Do give it a try and see for which all health benefits you may experience.