Weight loss of up to 3 to 5 pounds a week without dieting! This is the claim by few cinnamon and honey tea users. The drink is prepared by boiling one teaspoon honey along with half a teaspoon cinnamon powder. This is strained and split into two portions. One portion is had half an hour prior breakfast and the other half an hour before bed-time.
These results can be attributed to: cinnamon and honey stopping fat accumulation, honey working as antioxidant and cinnamon influencing sugar break-down in a way that it does not turn into fat.
The other benefits of cinnamon and honey are:
- Reduces or cures from impact of heart disease by lessening cholesterol in arteries averting heart-attacks, while strengthening arteries and veins.
- Reduce arthritis pain and helps in better flexibility: apply paste of one part honey, two parts Luke-warm water, one teaspoon cinnamon.
- Helps to promote hair growth. For this, you need to make a paste of honey, hot olive oil and cinnamon powder. Then apply this on the head and leave for fifteen minutes followed by shower.
- Cures bladder infection by destroying germs: consume two table-spoons cinnamon powder with one teaspoon honey.
- Relieves tooth ache. For this, you need one teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 5 teaspoons of honey. Make a paste and apply the same to the affected tooth three times in a day.
Other uses of this combination include relief from common cold, infertility, upset stomach, gas, complications of the immune system, indigestion, influenza, longevity, pimples, skin infections, cancer, fatigue, bad breath and loss of hearing.
A correct balance of good diet; cardio and strength exercise, and having a drink made of honey and cinnamon will effectively help in reducing weight and maintaining it for years to come.
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