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Incorporate cinnamon into your diet and discover how it can change your life

This spice is widely used in different dishes but do you know its health benefits? Discover in this article how your life can change

Cinnamon brings to mind its characteristic soft and sweet aroma, consuming it within a healthy diet has numerous health benefits that you could not imagine. Just keep reading and you will find out.

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As one of the most used and consumed spices in the world, the delicious cinnamon stick or powder, shows a great amount of health benefits in its two versions marketed today: ceylon cinnamon and cinnamon of casía, which have been used by thousands of years.

The distinction of its smell and taste is thanks to the cinnamaldehyde compound, largely responsible for accelerating or stimulating the metabolism after its consumption in infusion or diets intended for weight reduction, combined with a high-density training for greater results.

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Its ability to reduce heart attacks, the most common cause of early death on the planet, and other cardiovascular diseases has been proven after lowering blood pressure levels, lowering triglycerides and "bad" LDL cholesterol with only 120 mg of cinnamon per day in adults.

In people with type 2 diabetes, ingesting half a tablespoon a day can improve blood levels, and in people with insulin resistance, a marked improvement in insulin sensitivity is seen according to recent clinical studies according to the journal of diabetes science and technology

As if there were more, this spice called cinnamon serves to prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, thanks to the fact that it reduces the protein ‘tau’, and improves motor function as well as neuronal protection. Animal studies suggest that it also acts as a toxic to cancer cells.

Daniel Pire

Estudiante de Farmacia de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fanático de aprender cosas nuevas cada día. Redactor de ColombiaHoy.News y anteriormente Mui.In. Me gusta mantenerme al día con temas tecnológicos y los medios de comunicación. Los tópicos de salud y biotecnología son mis preferidos. Apasionado por conocer un lugar nuevo siempre que sea posible! La cocina y la comida son mi ruta de escape para cualquier ocasión.+ info

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