The Many Benefits of Cinnamon

• Cinnamon if consumed early in the morning with warm water, is supposed to aid weight loss
• Helps treat PCOS and Type 2 diabetes too

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Cinnamon has emerged as a new favourite with dieticians. The super food, if consumed early in the morning with warm water, is supposed to aid weight loss. Here are some other benefits of consuming cinnamon…

Helps treat PCOS and Type 2 diabetes: Though there is no proper cure to PCOS or Type 2 diabetes, cinnamon helps manage them by reducing insulin resistance.
Lowers bad cholesterol: It improves blood glucose control. Has anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties: Due to this, it also prevents the spoilage of food, kills stomach bugs, neutralizes odour and is an insect repellent.

Can help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease: Cinnamon helps neurons and improves motor function in those suffering from these diseases.Has anti-carcinogenic properties: Research shows that it slows the growth of cancer cells.

Has anti-inflammatory properties: By adding cinnamon to regular food, specific inflammation can be reduced, which is helpful in treating headaches and arthritis pain.A powerful anti-oxidant: It is one of the top seven anti-oxidants in the world.
This article was published on The Times of India
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