This is what happens if every day to eat a spoon of honey with cinnamon

People are familiar with honey and cinnamon a very long time. These products respect Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. Honey never goes bad, and cinnamon a thousand years ago could receive a gift of some Emperor. Now they are available to all, and their use documented. And paired with honey and cinnamon even healthier and tastier.

The website has collected evidence of the power of this combination and share them with you. Be healthy!

Prevent aging

Free radicals (oxidants) aggressively oxidize the tissue and destroy the cells of the body. This leads to premature aging and disease. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals, slowing down these processes.

  • Honey contains phenols, enzymes, flavonoids and organic acids. It is a powerful antioxidants. Studies have shown that especially the dark varieties of honey such as buckwheat. sciencedirect NCBI, pubs
  • In cinnamon a lot of polyphenolsthat are strong antioxidants. Cinnamon won 26 in a study of spice's antioxidants, leaving behind even the garlic and oregano. naldc, NCBI
Improve heart function

Honey and cinnamon help in the prevention of cardiovascular disease — the most common cause of death worldwide.

  • Honey increases the blood flow to the heart, causing the arteries to dilate. The antioxidants it contains help prevent the formation of blood clots — blood clots that often lead to heart attacks and strokes. NCBI
  • Cinnamon lowers "bad" cholesterol (the one that forms on the walls of blood vessels atherosclerotic plaques), and good cholesterol increases. NCBI
Add a few tablespoons of ground cinnamon from a jar of honey, stir and eat every morning a slice of bread or cookies.

Fight bacterial infections

Honey and cinnamon have an antibacterial effect, so that the mixture can be used not only for colds, but other communicable diseases, e.g. infections of the kidneys and bladder.

  • Honey — a natural antibiotic. In ancient times it was used to disinfect wounds. It kills bacteria due to protein defensin-1 and the enzyme glucose oxidase. globalresearchonline, SciShow
  • Cinnamon has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antifungal action. Contained in cinnamon special ingredient, cinnamic aldehyde, is responsible not only for the recognizable scent of cinnamon, but also for its beneficial properties. authoritynutrition, NCBI
Help to lose weight

Hardly honey with cinnamon an independent means to lose weight, but if your goal is a shapely figure and you exercise and eat right, they can help you to lose weight.

  • It is better to replace a sugar candy and honey. Moderate consumption of honey will reduce the amount of calories. Besides, refined sugar leads to a surge of glucose in the blood, and then the same sharp drop in. Changes in glucose lead to emotional instability and unnecessary production of insulin. Honey is absorbed into the bloodstream more slowly, and increases in sugar does not occur. authoritynutrition
  • Cinnamon reduces blood sugar and increases insulin sensitivity, which is responsible for metabolism. So it helps to speed up metabolism, and glucose is converted into energy and not into fat. authoritynutrition, well-beingsecrets
Drink a glass of water with a mixture of 1 tsp. honey and 1/2 tsp cinnamon 30 minutes before Breakfast and half an hour before bedtime. healthonlinecentral

Reduce the level of sugar in the blood

High blood sugar can lead to numerous diseases, including such terrible endocrine disease like diabetes.

  • Proven that honey can reduce the level of glucose. Honey is only 17 % water. The rest is sugar, including fructose and glucose. They are easily absorbed by the body, without causing spikes in blood sugar, so the honey can be eaten by diabetics. NCBI
  • Cinnamon also reduces blood sugar levels. This is demonstrated by the research conducted with the participation of healthy volunteers and people with diabetes. Of course, it is not a drug but as a dietary Supplement cinnamon effective. NCBI findmeacure
When choosing honey, be aware that it is often diluted with sugar, chalk, flour and starch. Buy honey from trusted vendors and conduct a test of its purity. It's better to use unfiltered and unpasteurized raw honey. wikihow

Buy not ground cinnamon and cinnamon sticks — it is easier to distinguish Ceylon cinnamon from Cassia, which is often sold under the same name, but less useful. eda-land

Children under 2 years are not recommended to give honey because of the risk of botulism. SciShow

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