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Cinnamon: A Super-Spice With Potent Health Benefits

Ahhh…the sweet smell of cinnamon.  Its distinct aroma never fails to conjure fond memories of home and hearth, and of course, delicious desserts. Our brains automatically associate cinnamon with cakes, cookies, pastries and pies. But did you know that cinnamon is also a powerful medicinal agent? That’s right. Cinnamon isn’t just a tasty baking spice. It provides an impressive list of healing … [Read more...]

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Cinnamon for Digestive Health (And Preventing Food Poisoning!)

In another Healing Gourmet article, you've learned that cinnamon reduces inflammation. But this is not the only attribute of this superfood spice. Cinnamon is also a potent anti-microbial agent exerting this function not only in the body... but also in food. Cinnamon for Digestive Health: Beat The "Bad" Bugs with Spice These properties are so pronounced that cinnamon can even be used as an … [Read more...]

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Cinnamon Reduces Inflammation (and Wrinkles!)

Do you want people to do a double take when you reveal your real age? Then do this: eat cinnamon. Cinnamon Reduces Inflammation and AGEs Recent research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food found that baking spices – specifically cinnamon and cloves - not only offer antioxidants but also provide significant protection against the formation of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs). And … [Read more...]

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