What Are Cinnamon and Its Benefits?

  • Cinnamon is a powerful source of polyphenols and antioxidants.
  • It has a positive effect on the regulation of blood sugar.
  • It is referred to as an antimicrobial nutrient.
  • It has positive effects on lipid profile. It reduces LDL, known as bad cholesterol.
  • It also increases brain activity.
  • Some studies show that the use of cinnamon reduces the average blood sugar levels by nearly 30%.

How should Cinnamon be consumed?

  • Cinnamon can be used as a flavoring in meals and desserts. You can also prepare your tea by brewing cinnamon in hot water close to boiling for 5 minutes and consume one cup a day.
  • The active substance called coumarin in cinnamon can cause toxic effects when consumed too much.
  • It may cause constipation when used for a long time. If tea is prepared using cinnamon, it should not be consumed more than 1 cup a day.