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Why is Cinnamon considered a Super Ingredient?

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Cinnamon Rolls

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Question: Why is Cinnamon considered a Super Ingredient?
Answer: For me just the smell of cinnamon brings back warm and fuzzy memories of home. More importantly, there are studies that have shown that adding cinnamon to your diet can lower your cholesterol, help regulate insulin production and help retard bacterial growth.

For more information on the health benefits of cinnamon, be sure to check the links in the Informational Sources section.

Recipes Made with Cinnamon
Cinnamon-Raisin Bread
Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Butter
Plain Cake Doughnuts
Irish Cinnamon Potato Candy
Cinnamon-Pecan Muffins
Caramel Cinnamon Corn
Cinnamon Coffee Cake
Apple Cinnamon Granola
Cinnamon Sugar
Cinnamon Bundt Cake
Easy Cinnamon Rolls, pictured
More Desserts and Other Treats Made with Cinnamon

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