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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

What Is It? Cinnamon, from the bark of the cinnamon tree, has long been used as both a spice and a traditional medicine. As a supplement, you’ll find it in capsules, teas, and extracts. 2/13 Lower Blood Sugar Several studies of adults and animals with diabetes have found that cinnamon can help lower blood sugar, …

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

1/13 Help or Hype? A relative of ginger, this vivid yellow-orange spice is common in Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cooking. It’s also been used as medicine in places like India for centuries to treat issues such as breathing problems. Lately, turmeric has been touted as a super food that can fight cancer, ease …

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Is Turmeric a Health Star?

Turmeric is taking a turn as the latest “super food” to trend. Sales of this pungent spice with a rich yellow hue have risen steadily over the last few years and are expected to keep climbing. Today, turmeric is in everything from supplements to teas, along with claims from supplement sellers and some media outlets …

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