Eating cinnamon has helped with reducing levels of fasting blood glucose in people who have pre-diabetes and diabetes type 2.
Cinnamon is a natural health remedy and it effects the body like insulin does and lowers cholesterol, relieves arthritis pain, and fights some types of cancers.
Another article at Diabetic Connect: Cinnamon for Diabetes: The Potential Health Benefits States that cinnamon is at the top of the supplement list for helping people with diabetes, and ‘A daily dose of just ½ teaspoon of cinnamon can make a dramatic difference in your health.’
According to: 10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon
Cinnamon is high in nutrients, fights E. Coli, helps with brain health, an anti-bacterial, helps relieve Arthritis pain, has an anti-clotting effect, prevents cancer, helps with yeast infections, lowers cholesterol and helps regulate blood sugar.
25 Health Benefits of Cinnamon is a very informational article with 25 benefits of using cinnamon along with the few stated above this article adds:
Helps protect against heart diseases, used to treat tooth pain, cures respiratory problems, is a brain activity booster, helps fight infections, eases menstruation cycles, helps with birth control, helps the body to produce more milk for breastfeeding, helps with digestion, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, diarrhea, and morning sickness.
The list goes on and on. Cinnamon is a good nutritious and healthy spice to keep in the kitchen and has many uses.