Cinnamon powder 50g
Cinnamon Powder 80g
Cinnamon powder comes from the bark of tropical, evergreen trees. In order to harvest cinnamon, it’s peeled off of the inside of the bark of the tree.
You’ve probably sprinkled cinnamon on foods like toast, rolls, and desserts. But cinnamon has uses other than for topping sweets, including improving your health.
Fast facts on cinnamon
- Cinnamon has been used medicinally for thousands of years and is known for its health benefits.
- You would have to eat very high amounts of cinnamon powder to experience any dangerous side effects.
- Studies have shown that cinnamon does have an effect on blood glucose levels in those with type 2 diabetes
Cinnamon’s medicinal purposes date back to ancient times. In the past, it was used to help treat a number of medical conditions, including:
- respiratory illness
- gynecologically issues
- digestive problems
In more recent decades, it has shown promise as an anti-inflammatory and to help with improving cognitive function.
Still, there hasn’t been enough scientific research done at this point to determine how much cinnamon is needed to help various conditions.
Cinnamon and weight loss
Cinnamon has been shown to reduce some of the bad effects of eating high-fat foods. This can help in an overall weight loss plan. Its effect on blood glucose levels can also help your body ultimately lose weight.
The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of cinnamon can provide additional help to those trying to lose weight by promoting an overall healthy body that’ll process food better.
It’s important to note that cinnamon alone will not lead to long-term weight loss. But it might be beneficial to add cinnamon to your healthy diet and exercise plan to help you reach your weight loss goal. One teaspoon of cinnamon does contain 1.6 grams of fiber, which can help you reach your daily fiber goal and increase a feeling of fullness at meals.