Cinnamon is one of the spices mentioned in the medical literature of Ancient Greece and Egypt. Today, it is proved that the use of cinnamon in certain doses can reduce the level of glucose in the blood, reduce inflammation, and also to cope with some bacteria. In addition it is proved that cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant that reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to Care2.com.
Scientists from the University of California found that present in the cinnamon connection: epicathechin and brown aldehyde slow process during which the brain accumulate harmful Tau proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease. Meanwhile, scientists announced the results of the study with the proviso, as it is still in the initial stage and the final conclusions yet.
And recently conducted by researchers from University of Florida study found that drinking three cups of coffee a day, people will be able to protect themselves from developing Alzheimer's disease. It turned out that high doses of caffeine do not allow to develop full-blown dementia. This study lasted four years, and its members were people aged 65 to 88 years.