Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar.
It was thought that Apple Cider Vinegar might slow the absorption of carbohydrate into the blood, or slow the breakdown of starches into sugars.
In 2004 study cited above reported that Apple Cider Vinegar reduced postprandial glucose more in subjects who were highly insulin resistance.
Now studies have found that Apple cider Vinegar at bed time reduces fasting blood glucose in the morning which may indicate that Apple cider Vinegar might promote insulin production.
Benefits of Cinnamon
Cinnamon is Loaded With Antioxidants.
Antioxidants Plays role to protect the body from oxidative damage caused by free radicals.
Cinnamon contains Polyphenols which is acts as powerful Anti-oxidants.
Cinnamon Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties.
Inflammation in the body is incredibly important. How ever Long term (Chronic) inflammation can be a problem when it acts against body’s own tissues. The antioxidants in cinnamon have anti-inflammatory effects, which helps to lower risk of Disease.
Cinnamon May Cut the Risk of Heart Disease.
Cinnamon Can lower risk associate with Heart like cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure while keeping HDL stable.
Cinnamon Can Improve Sensitivity to The Hormone Insulin.
Majority of people suffering from Diabetes are resistant to Insulin. Insulin is one of key hormones which regulates metabolism. It is an essential hormone which transport Blood Sugar from the bloodstream to cells. Good news is that cinnamon can dramatically reduce insulin resistance which in turn helps hormone to do its job.
Cinnamon Lowers Blood Sugar Levels and Has a Powerful Anti-Diabetic Effect
Apart from the beneficial effects on insulin resistance, cinnamon can lower blood sugar by several other mechanisms.
Firstly, Cinnamon interferes with digestive enzymes which slows breakdown of Carbohydrates in digestive track which lowers amount of glucose to enter in blood stream after a meal.
Secondly, Cinnamon contains a compound which acts on cells by Mimicking insulin that improves glucose uptake by cells.
Numerous human trials have confirmed the anti-diabetic effects of cinnamon, showing that it can lower fasting blood sugar levels by up to 10-29% .
Cinnamon May Have Beneficial Effects on Neurodegenerative Diseases
Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s are two most common type of Neurodegenerative diseases which are characterized by progressive loss of the structure or function of brain cells.
Two compounds found in cinnamon appear to inhibit the buildup of a protein called tau in the brain, which is one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease.
In a study looking at mice with Parkinson’s disease, cinnamon helped to protect neurons, normalize neurotransmitter levels and improve motor function .