Autumn is the cooling-off season, but that doesn’t mean we should stay cold!
Stay warm this Autumn with a comforting, soothing hot chocolate paired with Manoucher Cinnamon Bread.
We pride ourselves in baking with simple ingredients (wheat flour, water, brown sugar, butter, salt, yeast, cinnamon).
Cinnamon is a highly delicious spice.
It has been levered for its medicinal properties for thousands of years.
Here are 10 health benefits of cinnamon that are supported by scientific research.
- Cinnamon is High in a Substance With Powerful Medicinal Properties.
Cinnamon is a popular spice. It is high in a substance called cinnamaldehyde, which is responsible for most of the health benefits.
2. Cinnamon is Loaded With Antioxidants
Cinnamon contains large amounts of highly potent polyphenol antioxidants.
3. Cinnamon Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties
The antioxidants in cinnamon have anti-inflammatory effects, which may help lower the risk of disease.
4. Cinnamon May Cut the Risk of Heart Disease
Cinnamon can improve some key risk factors for heart disease, including cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure.
5. Cinnamon Can Improve Sensitivity to The Hormone Insulin
Cinnamon has been shown to significantly increase sensitivity to the hormone insulin.
6. Cinnamon Lowers Blood Sugar Levels and Has a Powerful Anti-Diabetic Effect
Cinnamon has been shown to both reduce fasting blood sugar levels, having a potent anti-diabetic effect at 1 to 6 grams per day.
7. Cinnamon May Have Beneficial Effects on Neurodegenerative Diseases
Cinnamon has been shown to lead to various improvements for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease in animal studies.
8. Cinnamon May Be Protective Against Cancer
Animal studies and test tube experiments indicate that cinnamon may have protective effects against cancer.
9. Cinnamon Helps Fight Bacterial and Fungal Infections.
Cinnamaldehyde has antifungal and antibacterial properties, which may reduce infections and help fight tooth decay and bad breath.
10. Cinnamon May Help Fight The HIV Virus
Test tube studies have shown that cinnamon can help fight HIV-1, the main type of HIV virus in humans.