4 Super Spices: Health Benefits of Ginger, Cinnamon and More (Page 3)

2. Cinnamon

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2. Cinnamon

If you’ve hit the trails or gym a little too hard recently, a sprinkle of cinnamon may help you recover faster. Women who ate about 11/2 teaspoons of cinnamon (or ground ginger) every day for six weeks experienced a decrease in muscle soreness brought on by exercise, found research from the International Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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