Cinnamon Extract

Holiday Spice Rx




A favorite holiday spice might soon be recognized as a natural medicine. An investigative study led by a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) chemist suggests that a water soluble extract of natural cinnamon, which contains antioxidant compounds, could help reduce risk factors associated with diabetes and heart disease. More research is needed.

Source: USDA/Agricultural Research Service, 2010

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