(1) Cinnamon is a popular spice. It’s high in cinnamaldehyde, which is thought to be responsible for most of the cinnamon’s health benefits.
(2) Cinnamon contains large amounts of highly potent polyphenol antioxidants.
(3) The antioxidants in cinnamon have anti-inflammatory effects, which may help lower your risk of disease.
(4) Cinnamon may improve some key risk factors for heart disease, including cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure.
(5) Cinnamon has been shown to significantly increase sensitivity to the hormone insulin.
(6)Cinnamon has been shown to reduce fasting blood sugar levels, having a potent anti-diabetic effect at 1–6 grams or 0.5–2 teaspoons per day.
(7) Cinnamon has been shown to lead to various improvements for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease in animal studies. However, human research is lacking.
(8)Animal and test-tube studies indicate that cinnamon may have protective effects against cancer.
(9)Cinnamaldehyde has antifungal and antibacterial properties, which may reduce infections and help fight tooth decay and bad breath.