These are top quality Cinnamon sticks created from “True Cinnamon” and has a sweet warm tasting flavour. The sticks look tough in texture but they are actually soft and can be crumbled by hand. It is only this type of cinnamon that has powerful effects on health and metabolism.
Unfortunately not all cinnamon is created equal. Most cinnamon found in supermarkets is the cheaper Cassia variety and contains significant amounts of a compound called coumarin, which is believed to be harmful in large doses. Adults should avoid eating more than 1 teaspoon of Cassia (the cheaper supermarket variety of cinnamon) per day.
Benefits of True cinnamon:
~ the antioxidant activity of 26 spices was compared and cinnamon was the clear winner, even outranking "superfoods" like garlic and oregano. It is a great natural food preservative.
~ anti-inflammatory which may help lower your risk of disease.
~ improves blood markers in people with type 2 diabetes with only 1 gram / half a teaspoon per day
~ reduced levels of total cholesterol, “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, while “good” HDL cholesterol remained stable
~ reduced blood pressure and
~ lowered blood sugar levels, decreasing the amount of carbs that enter the blood stream after a meal, slowing breakdown of carbs in the digestive tract - less insulin spikes from what you eat.
Features: Anti-fungal and Anti-bacterial properties inhibiting bacteria growth including listeria and salmonella. Prevents tooth decay and reduces bad breath. A Metabolism booster, Cinnamon is one of the most delicious and healthiest spices on the planet. It can lower blood sugar levels, reduce heart disease risk factors and has a plethora of other impressive health benefits. One cup of warm cinnamon water every day may help reduce the effects of menstrual cramps. It is said that cinnamon water makes you feel satiated and prevents cravings and hunger pangs, which further helps in weight loss.
Macros per tsp: NC 0.7g, F og, P0.1g, Potassium 11.2mg, Calcium, Iron
Allergens: While true cinnamon has essential oils that help curing various allergies, it is possible for people to be allergic to cinnamon.
Keto Recipes using this Keto Ingredient:
Infuse into water - pop a stick or two into your water bottle or infuser and it will slowly flavour the water into a delicious-tasting drink. Cinnamon sticks are re-useable over several days - so it's a great way to make water way more interesting to drink and give your metabolism, energy and overall health a boost. Simply scrunch cinnamon sticks up by hand or blend to create cinnamon for all baking and recipes.