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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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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

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What health benefits are associated with 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 old cinnamon powder still have the health benefits of cinnamon?

Cinnamon: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=68 . "Old" may not have full benefits. ...Read more

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Are the claimed benefits of honey and cinnamon a hoax? Do honey and cinnamon have any real health benefits?

Many benefits: Both cinnamon and honey have many proven significant health benefits. Cinnamon is esp. Good at controlling blood sugar & has many other benefits- a good summary of research is at http://cinnamonvogue.Com/cinnamoncommonuses.Html honey also has many benefits, esp. When raw & is valuable topically for wounds. It has many benefits when eaten but should be used in moderation. See http://bit.Ly/1aporiw. ...Read more

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I've read that 1tbsp of honey and 1 tblsp of cinnamon w/cup of hot war has many health benefits. Is this true or just a hype.

I've read that 1tbsp of honey and 1 tblsp of cinnamon w/cup of hot war has many health benefits. Is this true or just a hype.

Innocent dosages: These along with a huge list of products have a history of being touted as having health benefits. There is ;probably no harm in what you describe but no evidence to support health benefits from these. ...Read more

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How does cinnamon benefit your immune system health?

How does cinnamon benefit your immune system health?

Cinnamon and Health: Alternative doc suggest that daily use of cinnamon can boost immune system. There is sufficient scientific proof at present to back these claims. However, since cinnamon is not harmful when taken as food, including this in our daily diet is worth a try. Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants, essential oils, and other components that might have antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. ...Read more

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I've read that 1tblsp honey and 1tblsp cinnamon w/cup of hot water has many health benefits. Is this true?

I've read that 1tblsp honey and 1tblsp cinnamon w/cup of hot water has many health benefits. Is this true?

It depends: I doubt you'll find scientific evidence as to the health benefits. That doesn't mean it is hype. A lack of evidence doesn't exclude the possibility of significant benefit. I find it best to have supplements tailored to the individual. In the U.S. naturopaths are often the best bet. If you have access to a good herbalist & I have a bias toward Chinese Medicine. (Cinnamon commonly used) ...Read more

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Can cinnamon make you itch?

Can cinnamon make you itch?

YES: You can be allergic to any thing including spices& food items. ...Read more

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Can you over dose on cinnamon?

Yes: Cinnamon contains a natural substance, coumarin, that in very large amounts can cause bleeding and damage liver and kidneys. Ceylon cinnamon is "true" cinnamon, : but some companies use the less expensive cinnamomun aromaticum , or cassia. This contains more coumarin, and could be more problematic in large doses than ceylon cinnamon. http://tinyurl.com/qaqlu52. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of cinnamon?

What are the benefits of cinnamon?

Cinnamon: Some research has found that a particular type of cinnamon, cassia cinnamon, may lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Other studies have not found such a benefit. It has some anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial effects. So it may add some spice to your health. ...Read more

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Can snorting cinnamon cause death? If so how?

Can snorting cinnamon cause death? If so how?

Dangerous: Cinnamon is a caustic powder that contains cellulose. It can cause an immediate severe reaction and long term lung damage if inhaled. People who attempted the "cinnamon challenge" have required hospitalization after coughing and inhaling the powder. Those with cinnamon allergy, asthma, or other lung conditions risk death. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/131/5/833.long. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on cinnamon + how much is too much?

Can you overdose on cinnamon  + how much is too much?

Innamon: 10 grams (a little over 2 teaspoons) of cinnamon contain 25 kilo calories of energy, 0.12 gram fat, 8 grams carbohydrates & 0.4 gram protein. Overdose unlikely. ...Read more

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Are there any risks after doing the 'cinnamon challenge'?

Are there any risks after doing the 'cinnamon challenge'?

Risks of cinnamon ch: If you tried cinnamon challenge and have no symptoms now, you rode your luck. Never try it again as it may cause aspiration into the lungs and pneumonia. ...Read more

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Where can I buy cinnamon capsules and how do they help people?

Where can I buy cinnamon capsules and how do they help people?

Many places!: Most health food stores, and drug stores. You can also order it at www.Puritan.Com. 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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Accidentally ate a really mouldy cinnamon roll (white mould)! Dangerous? If I was to get sick, how long would it take from eating the mould?

Accidentally ate a really mouldy cinnamon roll (white mould)! Dangerous? If I was to get sick, how long would it take from eating the mould?

Possible: The danger is small, but real, as a small number of mould species produce toxins called mycotoxins (fungal toxins). Even if present, unless conditions were just right, no toxins may have been formed. Most cases recognized have occurred by ingestion of foods made from contaminated grains. So, it is unlikely that you will have any ill effects, impossible to say when. ...Read more