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Do nicotine gum and cinnamon candy affect the outcome of an oral swab drug test?

Do nicotine gum and cinnamon candy affect the outcome of an oral swab drug test?

Nicotine maybe,: cinnamon no. If the oral swab test is looking for cigarette smoking, it measures either nicotine or its major metabolite cotinine (more commonly) and this will be found also in someone using nicotine gum. If they are looking for drugs of abuse, generally nicotine/cotinine are not tested for and will not alter the outcome. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cinnamon tablets (not the candy) while on metformin?

Is it safe to take cinnamon tablets (not the candy) while on metformin?

Probably yes: Although cinnamon has been touted to cure diabetes I do not think an evidence controlled study has been started to prove this. I am not aware of a contraindication of taking cinnamon with metformin. Ask your pharmacist to recheck. ...Read more

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What are health effects of cinnamon?

What are health effects of cinnamon?

Many good benefits: Cinnamon might be best known for significantly lowering blood sugar and can reduce it 18-29%, but is also a potent anti-oxidant, good anti-inflammatory and lowers cholesterol 12-26%. It is also a broad-spectrum anti-microbial. For more information see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=68. ...Read more

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Does cinnamon boost metabolism?

Does cinnamon boost metabolism?

Cinnamon & metabolism: Cinnamon doesn't boost metabolism (ie for weight loss), but it does improve sugar processing by making cells more sensitive to insulin, by 20 fold in some studies. ...Read more

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Is cinnamon & honey good to take?

Is cinnamon & honey  good to take?

Both are nutritious: And can alleviate multiple medical conditions that are listed on this link.Take care! http://www.Newrealities.Com/index.Php/articles-on-health/item/532-the-healing-benefits-of-cinnamon-honey. ...Read more

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What are the uses of cinnamon in healthcare?

What are the uses of cinnamon in healthcare?

Possibly many?: Cinnamon is one of the most potent anti-oxidants there is and several studies also show benefits in type two diabetics, although the latter findings are still in debate. However, for the anti-oxidant properties, it is inexpensive and harmless. Anti-oxidants have anti-inflammatory properties! ...Read more

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Can drinking hot ground cinnamon be harmful?

Can drinking hot ground cinnamon be harmful?

Yes,by irritation.: Cinnomon is a spice. Too much of anything is good for nothing- a proverb is there. The ground spice can irritate the stomach lining , can precipitate acidpeptic disease-irritating esophagus(food pipe), stomach, duodnum(1st part of small intestine) -the 3 parts of gastrointestinal system affected commonly by acid peptic disease. Also as a spice, when in excess it can irritate the rest of intestines ...Read more

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Could you explain health benefits for cinnamon?

Could you explain health benefits for cinnamon?

Yes.: Cinnamon is one of the most potent anti-oxidants there is and several studies also show benefits in type two diabetics, although the latter findings are still in debate. However, for the anti-oxidant properties, it is inexpensive and harmless. Anti-oxidants have anti-inflammatory properties! ...Read more