Cinnamon and Weight Loss

Cinnamon and Weight LossDid you know that cinnamon is one of the most popular spices used in recipes and many other food preparations. But when it comes to cinnamon it is very powerful against weight gain. 

There are a few studies that believes that cinnamon has the capability to stabilize blood sugar levels.

When you have a normal blood sugar level means you're hungry less often. So cinnamon and weight loss is a very popular concept these days.

Given these fact it looks like it’s highly recommended that people with type 2 diabetes should consume cinnamon daily, and all you have to do to enjoy this spice is to add it to your meals.

In the morning you consume about 500mg of cinnamon for breakfast, 1000mg for lunch and another 500mg for dinner. Altogether, that should make up a teaspoon of cinnamon during the day. 

So whenever you get a chance sprinkle a dash of cinnamon to your daily meal.

Here are 5 way to use cinnamon and weight loss

It is very easy to add some cinnamon to you daily meals. But would you menu be as palatable? 

Here are five great way to add cinnamon to your daily meals. 

Mix it with Honey

As a diabetic you have to be careful with honey and make sure to monitor your blood sugar levels before consuming honey and after.

But for the others that don’t have issue with diabetes, cinnamon and honey are a great combination. But make sure you purchase cinnamon in its purest form and not cinnamon powder with sugar.

So instead use honey instead of sugar as a sweetener with pure cinnamon and enjoy.

Add it in hot water

If you prefer taken cinnamon in a liquid, you can boil a teaspoonful of cinnamon in a cup of water, and add honey. You can drink it hot or take your time and drink it during the day.

Try Cinnamon Tea

If you like cinnamon then you should try cinnamon tea. If you go to you local herbal store or tea shop. They should sell cinnamon tea bag, this will be the easiest way to enjoy the weight loss benefits of this spice.

Sprinkle a little

Sprinkle a little cinnamon on your meal like cereals, oatmeals and toasts. It will not only make you everyday breakfast taste better, it also fat-free as well.

Fruit Juices

Add it to your fruit juice is also the best way to consume cinnamon. Any fruit in the season can be squeezed to make fresh juice.

By adding cinnamon to most drinks it makes your drink a healthier drink to enjoy.

So when it comes to cinnamon it can help metabolize sugar in the body, thus inhibiting the unnecessary storage of excess body fats.

Cinnamon is also know to improve the body’s metabolism to make sure that you have adequate energy to perform your everyday task. So follow all or some of the cinnamon tips to help you lose weight and control your blood sugar,  in a few weeks you will see noticeable results.


For more diabetes information check out the Canadians Diabetes 


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