Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 05 December 2016 Keeping cool in summer Keeping cool in summer can be quite a challenge. It may come as somewhat of a surprise that adding a little cinnamon to your diet can actually help you do so. Researchers have found that the spice tends to lower the secretion of gastric acid and pepsin during digestion, thus reducing the formation of carbon dioxide in the stomach and lowering the temperature in that organ by as much as two degrees. Little wonder that many people who live in warm climates like to use cinnamon in their dishes. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Good Sex? Bad Sex? Rad Sex? Lifestyle Where snakebites are deadliest Lifestyle Yet another reason why it's hard to stop smoking News Making the most of that fast food meal Medical Why am I getting hot flushes? Mental health Here’s why dagga can be dangerous if you have a mental disorder From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Contraceptives and you » Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents' 7 birth control myths you should stop believing Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control. Your digestive health » Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.