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Recipes for CLL Patients: Cinnamon Clove Hot Chocolate
Posted: Feb 28, 2023
Recipes for CLL Patients: Cinnamon Clove Hot Chocolate image

Cinnamon, cloves, and unsweetened cocoa powder have high amounts of antioxidants. A study showed that increasing antioxidants to decrease oxidative stress helped anti-cancer T-cells work better and last longer to destroy cancer cells. 


  • 2 cups reduced-fat milk
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp cane sugar (more or less to taste)


  1. Mix ingredients together in a small saucepan
  2. Simmer for 1-2 minutes until hot
  3. Serve warm
The author Megan Heaps

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Megan Heaps

Megan joined HealthTree in 2022. As a writer and the daughter of a blood cancer patient, she is dedicated to helping patients and their caregivers understand the various aspects of their disease. This understanding enables them to better advocate for themselves and improve their treatment outcomes. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. 

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