Wild coffee plants, Christmas trees and chocolate's tree are surprisingly poorly protected
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) An indicator to measure plant conservation shows a wide range of wild plants used for food, medicine, shelter, fuel, livestock forage and other valuable purposes are at risk. These include wild populations of firs used for Christmas trees, the original types of kitchen-cupboard staples like vanilla, chamomile, cacao and cinnamon, wild relatives of crops like coffee, and non-cultivated plants used by bees to make honey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Blood cancers can be treated safely and naturally with cinnamon
(Natural News) Cinnamon does more than add a pleasant and appetizing aroma to your favorite dishes – it can also help treat certain cancers. A study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine found that cinnamon has the ability to modify the growth of and kill blood cancer cells. Myeloma is a type of blood... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why every diabetic should eat more cinnamon
(Natural News) Diabetes is a condition that affects over 400 million people around the world. That’s already a major problem; however, its prevalence is still rising, especially in middle- and low-income countries. If the disease is left unchecked, the World Health Organization estimates that by 2030, it will be the seventh leading cause of death worldwide.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cinnamon is a potent anti-cancer agent
(Natural News) The anti-inflammatory activity of cinnamon is well-established. Researchers, in a study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine, confirmed that the spice also has antiproliferative and anti-angiogenic properties against cancer cells, specifically, myeloma tumor cells. The researchers treated RPMI 8226 human myeloma cancer cells with 72 micrograms per milliliter (mcg/mL) of cinnamon bark... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People With Good Spatial Memory Are Better At Smelling Odors
BOSTON (CBS) – If you always know where you left your keys, you may have a keen sense of smell. Researchers at McGill University say people with better spatial memory are also better at identifying odors. They told 57 young men and women to spend 20 minutes exploring a virtual city and then asked them to find direct routes between some of the landmarks. Virtual City Test (WBZ-TV) The subjects were also asked to identify 40 different smells including basil, strawberry, and cinnamon. The people who were best able to navigate the virtual city were also best at identifying the different odors. Using MRIs they found that ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the one ‘spicy’ meal that could prevent high blood sugar symptoms
DIABETES type 2 could be reversed by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could prevent high blood sugar symptoms by eating more of this ‘spicy’ meal, which contains turmeric and cinnamon. Add this to your weekly meal plan to avoid blood sugar spikes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food cures: Cinnamon bark oil found to kill multidrug-resistant bacteria
(Natural News) Many infectious diseases around the world are becoming more and more difficult to treat because of the continuous and excessive use of antibiotics. In the search for alternative antimicrobial agents, researchers at Mahidol University in Thailand discovered that cinnamon bark oil can be used to fight against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection. In their study, published... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cinnamon is a delicious way to improve your blood pressure: Nutrition study
(Natural News) Consuming cinnamon is a delicious way to improve your blood pressure. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked at the health benefits and safety of the cinnamon variety Cinnamomum zeylanicum (commonly referred to as Ceylon cinnamon). The study was conducted as a phase I clinical trial by a team... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food science: Cinnamon can be used to treat various illnesses
(Natural News) Researchers at the University of Colombo and the Industrial Technology Institute in Sri Lanka confirmed that Cinnamomum zeylanicum (commonly referred to as Ceylon cinnamon) can be used to treat various diseases. The study, published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, provides scientific support for its use a treatment for many ailments.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Multi-resistant bacteria killed by cinnamon bark oil
(Natural News) Researchers continue to search for natural antimicrobial agents as the increasing number of drug-resistant pathogens continues to become a problem for infectious diseases globally. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, it was revealed that cinnamon bark oil can be used to fight against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection. For... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fruit salsa and sweet chips
Fresh fruit and cinnamon put a new twist on chips and salsa. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From superfood to superspice: Latest health trends focus on the benefits of spices like cumin, turmeric, cayenne and cinnamon
(Natural News) The next best thing in food may very well be your spice rack. No longer just used for seasoning, spices are being recognized for their therapeutic value. In an article that appeared in the Daily Mail, six spices have been dubbed as the “in” food for 2018, with scientific literature to back them... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cinnamon may help battle infections
With antibiotic resistance only getting worse, we need new ways to attack bacteria. A recent study asks whether cinnamon might provide assistance. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

More bad news for e-cigarette users: The flavors are just more toxic chemicals, warn scientists
(Natural News) Just because it’s sweet, doesn’t mean it’s better for you. A recently published study discovered that chemicals and liquids used in flavoring e-cigarettes could result in a “significant inflammation” of monocytes, a type of white blood cell in the body. Additionally, the study pointed out that a lot of these compounds are toxic – with cinnamon, vanilla,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cinnamon could treat bacterial infections, claim scientists
Swinburne University of Technology researchers tested cinnamaldehyde's ability to break up biofilms - which act as a shield against antibiotics - that form over bacteria to help it spread. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cinnamon spice found to help eliminate unwanted body fat
(Natural News) If you’re looking to get rid of stubborn belly fat, try raiding your spice rack. A preliminary study has suggested that cinnamon may be efficient in preventing fat from settling around the belly, DailyMail.co.uk reported. A study presented at a conference hosted by the American Heart Association found that the spice, commonly used in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks
When I create recipes, I always try to cater to people who have intolerances to ingredients such as lactose. Nut and seed milks are a delicious lactose-free alternative to traditional dairy milk, and they can be used in a variety of recipes that require the real thing. They can also provide your body with essential minerals such as calcium and magnesium. In my cookbook Purely Delicious, I created a full chapter exclusively to these concoctions — 12 total, all with their own unique benefits and flavor profiles. The key ingredient you choose to make your dairy-free milks with will ultimately determine the taste and tex...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a feel-good nutrient, so it will come as no surprise that this list is full of foods with high levels of it. In the body, vitamin C behaves as an antioxidant, which means it protects cells from free-radical damage. Consuming it also helps the body better absorb iron, which is critical for normal immune-system function. Although foods high in vitamin C won’t stop your flu symptoms, eating them regularly may help prevent...
Source: TIME: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Not just for coffee: Cinnamon found to have potent anti-cancer effects in latest research
(Natural News) A study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has established that Cinnamomum cassia, or more commonly known as Chinese cinnamon, has been found to have anti-cancer effects. The study was a collaborative effort from researchers at the National Institute of Forest Science, Andong National University, and Kyonggi University in South Korea. In particular, they took an extract... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analyzing the anti-carcinogenic potential of the Cinnamomum cassia (Chinese cinnamon)
(Natural News) A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has found that Cinnamomum cassia twigs may provide anti-cancer effects. Researchers from the National Institute of Forest Science, Andong National University, and Kyonggi University in South Korea looked at the anti-proliferative effect and the induction of apoptosis in human colorectal cancer cells mechanism of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cinnamon May Be Safe in Foods, but Is It Safe in E-Cigarettes?
A cinnamon food additive impaired the cilia in human lung cells. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Lungs Respiratory System E-Cigarettes Cinnamon (Spice) Source Type: news

Here ’s What Scientists Do—And Don’t—Know About E-Cigarettes
A little more than 3% of American adults regularly use e-cigarettes, and 15% say they have tried them, according to 2016 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That means millions of Americans vape, either consistently or sporadically — and there’s evidence that the number is rising. As they become more prevalent, e-cigarettes — which are typically used as alternatives to traditional cigarettes, or as smoking cessation aids — are coming under increasing scrutiny from doctors and regulatory groups. Youth recreational use, in particular, has drawn the attention of lawmakers an...
Source: TIME: Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study
Title: Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - May 24, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers
Cinnamaldehyde is the biochemical that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, and it has been approved as a food additive by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cinnamon - Flavored E - Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- Cinnamon flavorings in e-cigarettes can impair the ability of lungs to get rid of breath-clogging mucus, a new lab study contends. Cinnamaldehyde is the biochemical that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - May 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

6 Ways to Make Your Coffee Even Healthier
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day ’s Worth of Added Sugar
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / AP Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can essential oils treat a UTI?
Essential oils are popular home remedies for many ailments, but can they help to relieve the symptoms of a UTI? In this article, we look at the essential oils that may be best able to fight bacteria, including cinnamon, oregano, and lavender. Here, learn about potential risks and how to use these oils safely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes: This 85p spice could REVERSE type 2 diabetes
CINNAMON has been found to reduce blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes, making the spice an easy way to manage or even reverse the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspire Food Group Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Exo Bars
Aspire Food Group of Austin, TX, is recalling its 60 gram bars of EXO Blueberry Vanilla, Peanut Butter& Jelly, and Apple Cinnamon bars because they may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Stress-Busting Smoothie
I designed this smoothie for myself due to my busy work schedule, and hectic work environment. My immune system was low and my cortisol levels were high, so I needed to pay more attention to my heatlth and get my own wellbeing back on track. This smoothie is my ultimate healthy breakfast. It provides sustained energy, supports my immune system, my digestive system and is rich in protein and antioxidants. It takes just one minute to make and any leftovers can be taken to work and enjoyed as a snack or light meal the same day. Adding protein in my smoothies helps to keep me full all morning and it also aids my concentration ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking diet Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Healthy Hot Cross Buns for Easter
Delicious and indulgent, this classic recipe combines aromatic spices with honey and citrus flavors to create hot cross buns that melt in your mouth and are perfect for Easter morning. These hot cross buns are made from the perfect balance of wholemeal spelt and rye flour, similar to how my great Polish aunt used to make her brioche. The dough is enriched with good quality extra-virgin olive oil that marries perfectly with the sophisticated and robust flavor of the rye. I’ve then added generous amounts of plump raisins and dried apricots so that each mouthful has a burst of flavor. Make a double batch because thes...
Source: TIME: Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Easter Food healthytime weekend recipe Source Type: news

Rick Hay reveals 11 foods proven to help you sleep
Brits are bad sleepers, according to a recent survey. Nutritional director Rick Hay is on hand to describe 11 superfoods, including cinnamon and ginger, to help insomniacs get a better night's sleep (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Overnight orange cinnamon baked French toast
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Quinoa With Roasted Pumpkin, Zucchini and Basil Pesto
When I cook dinners at home, I often like to enjoy leftovers for lunch the next day. It’s probably the main reason why I like to double this particular recipe, so I have a grab-and-go healthy meal over the next few days and I don’t have to fuss too much in the kitchen. I love that I can easily adapt the vegetables I use based on the season. Combinations such as roasted pumpkin and zucchini or asparagus and fresh peas work really well, and then all you have to do is fold through a little quinoa and serve with a generous spoonful of basil pesto. Quinoa can be prepared very quickly, contains protein and is gluten...
Source: TIME: Health - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news

Video: Apple cinnamon muffins
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schwartz Brothers Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Gourmet Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls
Schwartz Brothers Bakery of Seattle, WA is recalling 106 units of Gourmet Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls because it may contain undeclared Egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Delicious and Gluten-Free Banana Bread
There is something magical and comforting about banana bread served lightly warm or toasted alongside your favorite latte. What I love about this recipe is its simplicity and the use of delicious ingredients that are good for you. On my website, I always discuss using high-quality ingredients in your meals. Cooking to me is about quality foods that are lovingly prepared in order to nourish your body. You’ll find my version of banana bread is a nice change from your typical store-bought and café-style banana breads that are generally high in refined white flour, sugar and unhealthy fats. I love using extra virg...
Source: TIME: Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime meals Recipes Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Steel-Cut Oats and Chai Porridge
The cold weather inspires me to nourish myself with warm foods and there’s no better warm, comfort food than porridge. I love the creamy and chewy texture of steel-cut oats, slowly simmered with warming aromatics such as vanilla bean, cinnamon and ginger. You can also add other spices or fruits such as smashed banana or diced apple. When serving this porridge, it’s important to have an extra pot of steaming hot milk on the side, ready to pour over. I think serving with hot milk is probably the most important rule in porridge making as it allows all the flavours to come together in perfect balance. You can serv...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Source Type: news

Even Without Nicotine, E-cigarettes Can Still Damage Lungs Even Without Nicotine, E-cigarettes Can Still Damage Lungs
E-cigarette liquids sweetened with flavorings like vanilla and cinnamon may harm the lungs even when they don ’ t contain nicotine, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Even without nicotine, e-cigarettes can still damage lungs
(Reuters Health) - E-cigarette liquids sweetened with flavorings like vanilla and cinnamon may harm the lungs even when they don ’t contain nicotine, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Healthy Carrot Cake
I designed my healthy carrot cake recipe when I opened The Healthy Chef Café in Avalon Beach in Sydney, Australia. It was a hangout for moms, kids, yogis, supermodels and pro surfers — a place where a variety of people could get nourished and feel great. This cake has over one pound of fresh grated carrot, so it’s packed with goodness and fiber. The large amount of carrots in this recipe also helps to keep the cake moist, which is important due to the longer baking time. When making gluten-free cakes, I find ground almonds make a great replacement for the usual white refined flours that you’ll find...
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Teaspoon of this 85p spice with your food could REVERSE high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include feeling very thirsty, fatigue, and frequent urination. You could reverse your high blood sugar condition by eating more cinnamon, a nutritionist has claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E-cigarette flavors are toxic to white blood cells, warn scientists
(Frontiers) A new study adds to growing evidence on the harmful health effects of e-cigarettes. The study finds that exposure to commonly used e-cigarette flavoring chemicals and liquids can cause significant inflammation to monocytes, a type of white blood cell. Moreover, many flavoring compounds are toxic, with cinnamon, vanilla and buttery flavors among the worst. It also finds that mixing e-cigarette flavors has a much worse effect than exposure to just one. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Best Kind of Breakfast to Eat, According to Metabolism Experts
This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zee Krstic / Cooking Light Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

WATCH: How to handle stress during the holidays
Maintain resilience and stay calm this holiday season by watching your metabolism and taking advantage of scents such as cinnamon, mint, nutmeg and vanilla. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news