3. Reduce Heart Disease Risk
Health Benefit: Heart disease is currently the number one cause of death in the U.S. and while there are genetic and aging components involved, heart disease is affected largely by your lifestyle and diet.
Effect on Health: Cinnamon may have some benefit in your heart health and some studies suggest that consuming cinnamon on a regular basis may help to reduce your risk of heart disease in many ways.
Additional Info: Cinnamon helps to reduce the amount of blood glucose in your body in addition to reducing triglycerides, cholesterol, as well as premature death. Consume as little as one gram of cinnamon daily for these valuable benefits.