Cinnamon Let me in….

I eat Cinnamon on everything. Yogurt, cereal, fruit, warm milk you name it. I try to eat a couple of ounces of Cinnamon a day. It is right up there as one of my top favorite spices.  I never really knew how healthy it was for me until I started to pay attention…Then I did more research and this is what I found out.

Nutrition Benefits of Cinnamon

One tablespoon of ground cinnamon contains:

  • 19 calories
  • 0 grams of fat, sugar, or protein
  • 4 grams of fiber
  • 68% manganese
  • 8% calcium
  • 4% iron
  • 3% Vitamin K

A little bit of cinnamon goes a long way, and its antioxidant abilities are what makes it especially beneficial to include in your diet. As little as 1/2 of one teaspoon of cinnamon daily can have positive effects on blood sugar levels, digestion, immunity, and more. However, stronger doses are also extremely beneficial for improving heart disease risk and cutting risk yours for diabetes, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases.


So what’s the big deal? Well I’ll tell you

1.High source of antioxidants

2. Excellent anti-inflammatory source

3. Regulates blood sugar levels

4. Protective for brain health

5.May help lower cancer risk

6.Freshen your breath naturally

7.Fights Candida ( Yeast) internally

8.Great for your skin. Use cinnamon oil directly on your skin!

9. Reduces seasonal allergy response

10. Naturally, sweetens food

11.Cardiac protective qualities

 

I don’t know another spice that is this wonderful. So please sprinkle away!

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