Cinnamon is the perfect addition to coffee, tea, yoghurt, fruit, ice cream, chicken, couscous, rice... you name it! It’s rich in antioxidants and it supposedly comes with lots of health benefits. Furthermore:
Participants at the annual meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences later this month will learn that cinnamon - as a flavour or fragrance - could boost the brain as scientists at Wheeling Jesuit University in the US, led by Dr P. Zoladz, report on their findings.
"Cinnamon, administered retronasally or orthonasally, improved participants' scores on tasks related to attentional processes, virtual recognition memory, working memory, and visual-motor response speed," report the researchers.
Which spice is your favourite?