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Cinnamon can play a part in slowing down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, two of the most common neurodegenerative diseases. Two compounds found in cinnamon have been studied for their ability to inhibit the accumulation of the Tau protein, a key feature of Alzheimer’s disease. In a study on mice with Parkinson’s disease, cinnamon was shown to hfunction. Cinnamon was also shown to reduce the risk of heart elp protect the neurons, normalize neurotransmitter levels, and improve motor disease by regulating triglycerides and both good (HDL) and bad (LDL) cholesterol levels. People with Type 2 diabetes can also benefit from cinnamon’s ability to improve insulin sensitivity and to decelerate breakdown of carbohydrates in the digestive tract.

Cinnamon can also help reduce the growth of cancer cells and the formation of blood vessels in tumors. Additionally, in laboratory studies, cinnamon appeared to be toxic to cancer cells, leading to cell death.

The Research

Cinnamon, a promising prospect towards Alzheimer's disease.

2′‐Hydroxycinnamaldehyde inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis via signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 inactivation and reactive oxygen species generation.

Cinnamon: Overview of Health Benefits.



Cinnamon is not an essential nutrient you need to survive, so the only drawback of not taking cinnamon is that you won't be able to reap the health benefits of cinnamon!

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