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Secret Effects of Using Cinnamon, Says Science

Autumn is fast approaching, meaning cooler weather and the return of your favorite fall flavors in everything from coffee to desserts. In many cases, the flavor of fall comes with a healthy helping of cinnamon , a spice that's every bit as healthy as it is delicious. So, just what benefits can you enjoy when you add a little bit of this delicious seasoning to your favorite foods? Read on to discover the surprising side effects of using cinnamon, according to science. And for more great additions to your diet, check out The 7 Healthiest Foods to Eat Right Now . 1 Cinnamon may lower your cholesterol. Getting your cholesterol levels into healthy territory may be easier than you think—just make cinnamon a priority in your meal plan. A study published in Diabetes Care found that, among a group of 60 adults with type 2 diabetes, those whose diets were supplemented with cinnamon reduced their LDL cholesterol by as much as 27% and their total cholesterol by as much as 26%. For