Ways Spices Can Benefit Your Health
Recently, we have been giving you a lot of ways to include cinnamon into your daily diet. We’ve talked about everything from making ice cubes with a pinch of cinnamon in each to adding cinnamon to your coffee. If you love the idea of adding cinnamon to your daily diet, know that there are rewards for doing so! Cinnamon can benefit your body in more ways that just one!
- Better heart health! Studies have found that a diet that is rich in spices like turmeric and cinnamon can curb the many negative effects of eating a meal that is high in unhealthy fats. The results of the study revealed that spices can reduce triglycerides(fatty acids) by almost 30%.
- Blood sugar regulation and protection against diabetes! Cinnamon has a very high level of antioxidants that have been known to decrease many risk factors that are usually associated with diabetes. In a study completed by U.S. Department of Agriculture, individuals took a dose of either a soluble placebo or a soluble cinnamon extract. Individuals who took the cinnamon extract showed reduced blood sugar levels and a higher antioxidant status in their blood, while the individuals who took the placebo saw no changes.
We still have a couple more ways that cinnamon can benefit your body. Shop for herbs and spices online with The Great American Spice Company today, and stay tuned for our next blog!