One of the best things about superfoods is that they’re not just nutritious, they’re also delicious!
Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to honey and cinnamon.
They’re two of my favorite flavors. When they’re combined they can do your body a world of good.
You may think of honey and cinnamon as a dessert or breakfast cereal flavors.
Maybe you think of honey as something to sweeten your tea. But there’s so much more to know!
The Chinese have been using cinnamon for its healing powers for over two centuries. Honey was used to clean wounds as far back as Ancient Roman times.
Want to know what kind of good honey and cinnamon can do for your body?
For starters, both are powerful anti-inflammatories. Honey is also full of nutrients, including amino acids, calcium and zinc. Cinnamon is known for helping with problems ranging from joint pain to stomach problems.
You can do yourself a lot of good by adding these two foods to your daily diet. Here are 8 more ways that they can make you feel better and give your health a boost.
1. Weight Loss
You may already sweeten your tea with honey, so this should be good news for you.
Studies have shown that when you start your day by drinking honey and cinnamon with warm water, it can help you lose weight.Tweet
That’s because it helps your body produce leptin and ghrelin. These are both hormones that impact your appetite.
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2. Cures Acne and Fights Skin Infections
Honey is an antibacterial. When you combine it with cinnamon essential oil it’s great at keeping wounds from getting infected and for cleaning germs from the surface of your skin.
3. Reduces Joint Pain
Honey can ease the pain of arthritis because it's a powerful anti-inflammatory.
4. Boosts Your Immune System
Honey has been shown to strengthen the immune system. It boosts the strength of our white blood cells, and they are what fight off sickness and disease.
5. Helps Prevent and Cure Sinus Problems
Honey and cinnamon together break down the sticky coating that causes bacteria to gather in your sinus cavities.
Studies have shown that the two together are even better than antibiotics at providing relief.
6. Conditions Your Scalp
If you are suffering from a dry scalp, honey and cinnamon can help.
Try mixing warm olive oil with honey and cinnamon and rubbing it into the roots of your hair. It’s one of the best cures for seborrheic dermatitis that there is around.
7. Get an Energy Boost
Unlike other sweeteners, honey gives you a low-glycemic energy boost that lasts a long time. Adding cinnamon is even better, as it has been shown to regulate your insulin level.
A quick spoonful of honey and cinnamon will help you feel more vibrant and alert.
8. Live Longer
Honey and cinnamon can help you build up your immune system. It reduces pain and helps you live a healthier life.
Cinnamon and honey give you plenty of added energy, and protection from disease. Put all those things together and they add up to living a longer, happier life.
Yours in health,
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