Spice Rack Favorite BOOSTS Brain Power

With time comes a greater appreciation for the value of a sound mind and a healthy brain.

Because if you lose your brain power, you lose your past, your personality, and eventually your freedom.

The only options your conventional doctor will likely recommend for memory or learning issues are potentially harmful medications or impossible-to-follow exercise routines. He may even suggest you should expect a little slippage at your age.

But let me tell you right now, that’s NONSENSE.

Because there’s a powerful substance in your kitchen that can put your brain on the pathway to better memory and quicker learning.

To get your hands on this brain booster, head straight to your spice rack.

Because I’m talking about cinnamon.

New research finds this baking favorite has powerfully positive effects on your brain.

The study, published in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience was a meta-analysis. It combined data from 40 studies focusing on cinnamon’s potential health benefits.

And researchers confirmed the natural antioxidant has a bunch, including:

  • battling inflammation
  • boosting immunities
  • fighting cancer

But the spice’s benefits don’t end there. The researchers found the bioactive compounds eugenol, cinnamaldehyde, and cinnamic acid benefit brain function.

They were linked to improvements in cognitive abilities, including memory and learning.

And, of course, that kind of mind makeover is EXACTLY what our aging brains need.

It’s easy to slip more cinnamon into your daily diet. For example, the spice is delicious in tea, coffee, and oatmeal. Or you can take a supplement instead.

For the best results, you only need to shoot for two grams (less than half a teaspoon), the amount used in one of the studies.

And another thing…

Here’s what else we’ve been chatting about this week in Living Well Daily:

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  • Your goal should be to AVOID frailty as long as possible. New research revealed a combo that can help.

Dinner Table Fix SLASHES Kidney Risk

A growing number of Americans are battling potentially deadly kidney disease. But a simple dinner table fix can slash your risk.

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  • Scientists have uncovered a simple (delicious) way to take a healthy chunk out of your risk.

Slash Dementia Risk NATURALLY

Few things are as frightening as the thought of developing dementia. But new research reveals a NATURAL hack that dramatically cuts your risk.

  • Signs of cognitive decline and early dementia can be so subtle you hardly notice them at first.
  • Researchers say you can significantly slash your risk without resorting to risky drugs.
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MAILBAG: Picking the Right Probiotic

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Stunning Coffee BENEFIT Revealed [STUDY]

New research blows the “coffee causes high blood pressure” myth right out the window with a stunning conclusion.

  • There’s plenty of research highlighting the BENEFITS of drinking coffee.
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“Filter Fix” STOPS Viruses in Their Tracks

Viruses don’t stand a chance when you fix THIS issue in all indoor spaces where people gather.

  • Fighting back against viruses like COVID takes multiple solutions.
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  • One measure that has the potential to slash the risk of viral transmission is constantly being overlooked.

P.S. Cinnamon isn’t the only spice-rack favorite with health benefits. If you’re battling autoimmune issues, THIS delicious baking spice could be the peace treaty for the war in your body.


“Cinnamon and cognitive function: a systematic review of preclinical and clinical studies,” Nutritional Neuroscience (2023). DOI: 10.1080/1028415X.2023.2166436

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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