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Cinnamon Raisin Bagel
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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Both taste great: They have a lot of minor medical uses but there are better choices for anything they claim to treat. ...Read more
Cinnamon: In normal food amounts, cinnamon is safe for anyone. If used in larger doses, some people are sensitive to one type of cinnamon, called cassia cinnamon, and theoretically could have negative effects on the liver. In practical terms, it would be difficult to take that much cinnamon if used only in food amounts. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Maybe: Cinnamon has been studied but results are inconclusive. A recent review of studies using cinnamon showed that cinnamon might help with glycemic control (lowering hgba1c). And side effects are minimal. What is clear is that cinnamon should not be used alone for diabetes but should be part of a comprehensive lifestyle program that includes the right diet and exercise. ...Read more
Supplements: Cinnamon is not used in any medical setting. Any practice using this spice is outside of the normal medical community. All foods taken orally are broken down in the stomach. They are not absorbed into your blood stream as the specific product you consumed. This food is not dangerous, but I would doubt any claims of health benefits. ...Read more
Honey and cinnamon do not cure or prevent any diseases.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
If you do not have gluten sensitivity or celiac, the gluten in bagels should be fine.
Roughly 6 percent of the U.S. Population is gluten sensitive and 1 percent has celiac.
Gluten is present in every flour based product you eat including breads, bagels, rolls.
Most people have no problems with gluten. ...Read more
Cinnamon: This herb/spice has been claimed in the lay press to have wide antibacterial activities, and has traditionally been used in some societies to treat infection. Not aware that there is scientific controlled evidence to support these claims. ...Read more
Not sure: Do you mean 4 weeks pregnant? If so, why not consider a more well balanced nutritious cereal. In the end, it's not likely to harm you, but there are better choices to be made. ...Read more