Cinnamon

cinnamon

 

 

They have recently found that cinnamon helps diabetics lower blood sugar. Half a teaspoon a day over 40 days, sprinkled on toast, cereal, in tea- reduced blood sugar counts by about 20%. It also lowered bad cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Cinnamon used to be used as a germicide.

Recent research suggests that cinnamon improves memory. Even chewing a piece of cinnamon gum or just the smell of cinnamon seemed to work – at least in the studies. 

They do sell it as a supplement now, but I don’t think your really need a supplement. This is another one where too much is bad. No more than a teaspoon a day.

I love cinnamon on my oatmeal, don’t you? Cinnamon toast, cinnamon rolls, …

 

 

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