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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean When You Crave Cinnamon

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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?

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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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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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

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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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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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Will cinnamon help me lose weight?

Will cinnamon help me lose weight?

Yes: It helps with satiation - feeling of fullness early. In addition cinnamon helps pancreas. ...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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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?

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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Is it true that cinnamon can help with diabetes?

Is it true that cinnamon can help with diabetes?

Yes: Result of a study demonstrated that intake of 1, 3, or 6 g of cinnamon per day reduces serum glucose, triglyceride, LDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes and suggest that the inclusion of cinnamon in the diet of people with type 2 diabetes will reduce risk factors associated with diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Study published 2003 american diabetic associatn. ...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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Help please? How much cinnamon can a diabetic have?

Help please? How much cinnamon can a diabetic have?

"free food": Hi. Cinnamon is a "free food" for diabetics. It has no calories. You can have as much as you want without it affecting your BG. What you add it to is where the issue comes in. Most recipes that use cinnamon also use a lot of sugar. It's not the cinnamon that's the problem! ;-) ...Read more

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How much cinnamon should a teen diabetic take a day?

How much cinnamon should a teen diabetic take a day?

Recommended dose: Is 2000 mg a day. Adjust ur meds dose based in ur sugar and aic levels. Take care! Http://www. Rd.Com/health/wellness/the-best-herbs-and-supplements-for-diabetes/. ...Read more

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What are considered well accepted advantages of cinnamon and honey?

Both taste great: They have a lot of minor medical uses but there are better choices for anything they claim to treat. ...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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Hi docs, do you think it's bad to consume large amounts of cinnamon?

Hi docs, do you think it's bad to consume large amounts of cinnamon?

Too much is bad: Just assume too much of anything - even healthy things - is bad for you! Cinnamon contains coumarin, which can damage the liver if large quantities are ingested. Ceylon cinnamon has less coumarin than the cheaper and more commonly used cassia cinnamon.

Cinnamon does have health benefits and has been shown to lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels in diabetic patients ...Read more

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Is it ok to give my 10month old applesauce with cinnamon in it pre-made from tops?

Is it ok to give my 10month old applesauce with cinnamon in it pre-made from tops?

Usually ok: It is usually ok to give pre-made applesauce but as with any new foods you should not combine ingredients in order to tell whether there could be an allergy. I would try the sugar free and plain version prior to trying the one with cinnamon in order to see whether she will tolerate the apples in general. To avoid added sugars and preservatives try cooking apples and mash them yourself at home. ...Read more