Uses and Benefits of Cinnamon

uses and benefits of Cinnamon

What Is Cinnamon?

When most people think of superfoods, cinnamon isn't on the top of their minds, but it has some a potent health benefits. Cinnamon actually comes from a tree that is fermented before the bark is stripped away to make cinnamon sticks and bark. Want to know the uses and benefits of cinnamon? We got you!

What are the uses and Benefits of Cinnamon?

1. High Levels of Antioxidants

Cinnamon has been proven to help heal your body by fighting free radical damage due to the high levels of antioxidants.

2. May Boost Metabolism

Your body is better able to use carbohydrate storage and not turn it into excess fat with cinnamons control of insulin levels. It also allows your metabolism to speed up because it takes little energy to metabolize, aiding in weight loss.

3. Assists in the Control of Blood Sugar Levels

Cinnamon hs a positive effect on blood sugar and can be used for individuals who have insulin resistance.

How do I use Cinnamon?

You can use cinnamon in dishes that you cook or order from restaurants, in supplement form, or through hot beverages (our favorites being SUTRA Gold and SUTRA Black).

Cinnamon Inspiration

Baked Apples with Cinnamon

Cinnamon Banana Smoothie

Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Sweet Potato Fries Spiced with Cinnamon

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Health Benefits Provided By the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health