Eat cinnamon: Exotic spice has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties
The exotic spice is known to have anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and has been used in Chinese medicine to treat colds, indigestion and cramps.
Now Australian researchers found cinnamon lowers stomach temperature by up to two degrees which helps digestion.
This avoids damage to the stomach's linings, reducing inflammation and many diseases of the guts.
This discovery could explain why the rust-coloured spice from a tree bark is so popular in hot countries.
Study researcher Dr Jian Zhen Ou from RMIT University's School of Engineering in Melbourne said: "Altogether... read more
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