Is Cinnamon Healthy?

As a nation we need to reduce the amount of processed and unhealthy foods that we are consuming. Cinnamon is a little treasure that can help with this…

1. Cinnamon is a well-known anti-oxidant and evidence suggests it can reduce the risk of heart disease.

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2. It is a natural sweetener without the health repercussions of sugar. Research suggests that it can reduce blood sugar and combat diabetes. Perfect for sprinkling on coffee, hot chocolate, cereal and popcorn!

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3. It can be used as a natural food preservative. A recent study found that cinnamon leaf is a good way to stop fruit oxidising and browning, keeping it fresher for longer. No more brown apple!

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4. It can help fight bad breath. Bye bye peppermint, hello cinnamony freshness.

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5. It forms the base of pumpkin spice and cinnamon buns… need we say more?

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Enough said.

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