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Turkey Medicals – cinnamon is a plant useful for our health, as well as its use in cooking and desserts.

Cinnamon: Although it is used as a spice in dishes and desserts, it also has many health benefits.When we sweeten a high-carbohydrate food with cinnamon, it affects the level of sugar in the blood, causing it to decrease.

As a result of research, in 300 gr. of rice pudding. researchers have found that when 6 gr. cinnamon is added, the rise in sugar levels in the blood is significantly reduced.

It is a rich source of calcium, magnesium, fiber and iron.

In recent years, studies have shown that it has a lowering effect on blood sugar. (especially in patients with type 2 diabetes).

Lowers LDL cholesterol, (if taken half a teaspoon per day).

Prevents the spread of coli bacteria throughout the body.

It is good for colds, flu and colds, (when taken with honey or lemon).

It is good for stomach disorders, facilitates digestion, has an anti-vomiting effect.

It is good for joint fire (arthritis) pains.

The smell of cinnamon has an invigorating effect on memory.

When added to food, it is a natural food preservative that prevents the deterioration of food and the growth of its bacteria.

It is good for premenstrual tension.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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