Eating Healthy.... is that what it was?

We have decided to introduce this section for popular reading and to give you practical tips on how you can be in control of your own health, based on sound nutritional advice.

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Please feel free to visit the recommended websites for more information. In this issue we talk about spices and in particular cinnamon. In the end you will discover that your health can be affordably maintained by YOURSELF without resorting to some expensive and unpleasant remedies. Remember, Food is the First Medicine.

As a food group, spices have properties that are probably more effective at preventing cancer, cardiovascular and other diseases that are associated with dietary lifestyle. Why is this so? Most spices and herbs used traditionally have high antioxidant activity. In addition to their cardioprotective effects these spices may help to protect against cancer, Alzheimer's disease can help to lower and control blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes (adult onset diabetes). Antioxidants protect body cells against undue damage.