Can you believe that a mere teaspoonful of cinnamon bark includes 28 mg of calcium, as good as one mg of iron, over a gram of fiber, and somewhat a lot of vitamins C, K, and Mn? It’s true. It plus includes about half a gram of “usable” (non-fiber) carbohydrate.
Cinnamon is commonly used since ancient times. According to a study published in the journal Diabetes Care in 2003 states that the people affected by diabetes who took cinnamon 1 to 2 teaspoons once a day can lower their blood sugar levels.
How cinnamon can lower blood sugar levels are still being studied, but its effect on individuals who regularly consume cinnamon still evident after twenty days he consumes cinnamon.
Even in medieval times, cinnamon was considered more valuable than gold. According to the history of war that occurred between the Dutch and the Portuguese in the 17th century due to fighting over Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) because in these countries grew types of plants are sweet and helpful.
Ceylon cinnamon, or "real cinnamon," the name is still used today, and this is the first cinnamon and considered very valuable. Cinnamon has many variations with different flavors and textures.
Cinnamon is also commonly used as an antiseptic for treating athletes who suffered leg injuries, strengthen memory, and is in addition used as an ingredient in tea for a variety of digestive diseases.
Please note that cinnamon produces heat when digested, then the body will prevent this heat by producing heat from the body to balance it. This process called thermogenic. In this process, there was the fat-burning process.
Cinnamon is also one of the materials most widely used spices to enrich the flavor. Commonly used in teas, pies, cakes, ice cream, and soup. Mixing cinnamon with other foods can be will make a delicious new aroma.
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