the benefits of sweet and spicy cinnamon
cinnamon is widely used in cooking to enhance the flavor of many dishes. but could it benefit our health as well?
let’s take a closer look at the magnificent benefits of cinnamon. ancient egyptians believed that cinnamon had healthful and medicinal properties. they believed that cinnamon was excellent for brain health and recent studies have found neurological benefits as well.
“cinnamon extracts seem to slow down the progression and even improve some symptoms of “neurodegenerative” diseases like alzheimer’s and parkinson’s. new research that shows that memory and cognition can be improved after ingesting a cinnamon extract.”
Leesa Klich, MSC, RSN.
cinnamon is an anti-inflammatory that helps to lesson pain, relieve muscle soreness and swelling. cinnamon is also great for oral health. it can be used as a mouthwash to reduce plaque and preserve gum health. it also helps reduce bacteria that cause bad breath.
try a sprinkle of cinnamon on bananas or apples with nut butter. it’s also lovely with coffee. enjoy its soothing warmth by steeping a cinnamon stick in hot water to make a delicious tea. juice junkies loves to sprinkle cinnamon on our quinoa breakfast bowls and organic oatmeal bowls. you will also find cinnamon in our good vibrations smoothie and our smoothie of the month smoothie of the month… pumpkin spice come get your health on!