Monday, January 27, 2020

CINNAMON - THE WONDER STICK


Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species and is used as an aromatic condiment and flavoring additive in a huge variety of cuisines. It is greatly used in many healthy dishes by fitness enthusiasts and its benefits are huge.Adding cinnamon to any dish gives our metabolism a boost. 

BENEFITS OF CINNAMON

 1) Cinnamon helps to a great extent in managing the symptoms of type 2 diabetes and also        decreases high blood pressure to a great extent.
    It directly affects the muscle cells and forces them to remove sugar from the blood stream      where it is converted into energy. It is even more effective than most prescription                      medicines available in the market.    

2) Cinnamon helps in the management of the deadly HIV virus. Its extract helps fight the            HIV virus by preventing it from entering the cells of the human body. 

3) Cinnamon has great anti-inflammatory properties. It helps in reducing systematic and           specific inflammation. Systematic inflammation is a prominent problem that has led to a       rise in chronic disease. With the help of cinnamon in one's diet this systematic                           inflammation can be reduced significantly.

4) Cinnamon helps manage Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS. Since the disease has            many symptoms thus cinnamon helps in its management. 
    First would be the management of insulin resistance in women with PCOS which                      contributes to increase in weight. 
    Cinnamon further helps in mitigating heavy menstrual bleeding in women associated              with common conditions of female health such as endometriosis and uterine fibroids.

5) Cinnamon helps to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. These two                    diseases are neurological conditions that are incurable. An important part of treating              these diseases lies in symptom management and it is boosted by the addition of                        cinnamon in the diet.   

6) Cinnamon helps in lowering of bad cholesterol or LDL and raises the good cholesterol or       HDL. Regular intake of cinnamon in any form helps to mitigate the effects of high fat              meals by slowing down the sudden spike in blood sugar level after a meal. 

7) Cinnamon has anti oxidant benefits and it contains a large amount of polyphenol                     antioxidants. These help in protecting the body from various diseases. 
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