Cinnamon: Health Benefits

Cinnamon is a spice that comes from the branches of wild trees that belong to the genus "Cinnamomum" - native to the Caribbean, South America, and Southeast Asia. There are two main types of cinnamon: Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum Verum), often considered being "true cinnamon" Cassia cinnamon or Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum aromaticum), which originates from southern … Continue reading Cinnamon: Health Benefits

Cinnamon May Reduce the Harms of a High-Fat Diet

A diet high in fat is considered a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, as it can lead to weight gain, diabetes, and other harmful conditions. New research, however, suggests that it may be possible to offset some of this risk by incorporating cinnamon in the diet. Researchers suggest that cinnamon may offset some of … Continue reading Cinnamon May Reduce the Harms of a High-Fat Diet