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Get Your Cinnamon Today:
Are you looking to shed some weight especially around your tummy? Then, start adding cinnamon to your diet. You may ask why? In addition to torching belly fat, cinnamon is capable of suppressing appetite, regulating blood sugar levels, lowering cholesterol and speeding up metabolism. And of course, you have to maintain a healthy diet and also exercise in order to get results.
Today we will discuss some health benefits of cinnamon, and also I will give you some ideas on how to include it in your diet.
One tablespoon of cinnamon has:
• 19 calories,
• 0 grams of fat, sugar, and protein,
• 4 grams of fiber, 68% manganese, 7% calcium, 3% iron, 3% Vitamin K
Since the Dark Ages, Cinnamon has been used to cure indigestion, diarrhea and bloating severally. Also, it helps in the formation of stomach ulcers, preventing the spread of cancerous cells, and assists in curing bacterial infections. Cinnamon helps in lowering blood sugar levels and LDL but has no effect on HDL. Thus, it’s beneficial for both heart and type 2 diabetes patients. Lowering your blood sugar level and improving cholesterol helps to reverse pre-diabetes or insulin resistance. As cinnamon has a sweet taste, it satisfies sweet food cravings that badly affect diabetics.
Cinnamon aids in weight loss by controlling insulin levels. It suppresses appetite, increases body metabolism and helps to burn off excess fat stored in the body as well as prevents further accumulation. It is very rich in polyphenols which helps the body lose weight. It contains all the necessary vitamins, which helps to increase metabolism, increases the immune system and improves memory.
Here are Some Ideas on how you can include cinnamon in your diet.
Cinnamon for breakfast: Adding every morning a half teaspoon of cinnamon to your yogurt will give you a pleasant taste. Another method is to sprinkle a little cinnamon on your cereal or your toast.
Cinnamon tea: Boil two cinnamon sticks in a cup of water and let it stand for 15 minutes. Take this tea after waking up and before going to bed. You may choose to add it to herbal tea and also add a teaspoon of honey.
Cinnamon and Laurel: Cinnamon and Laurel positively affects digestion and aids in the weight loss process. Drink this on an empty stomach every day. Boil in a quart of water five bay leaves and 2 slices of cinnamon, and allow to cool for 10 minutes then drink a cup of it.
Cinnamon and Smoothies: Cinnamon adds a wonderful flavor to smoothies. It goes especially well with smoothies using pumpkin-carrots smoothie, banana-pear smoothie, carrots- banana smoothie with ginger and cinnamon. You can use cinnamon alone or with other spices such as clove, nutmeg and ginger – they all have great health benefits.
Cinnamon can help you lose weight, but it’s not the final solution for long-term weight management. You still need to eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly.
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