Have You Tried To Put Cinnamon In Coffee?
Cinnamon is cheap and has a nice, sweet taste. There are many reasons why you should consume it daily and it is best to drink it in the morning, in your morning cup of coffee.
Some reasons to use cinnamon daily
It strengthens immunity
It is enough to dissolve a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon in hot coffee for the body to cope with viruses and bacteria.
It stimulates the brain
It improves memory and the accomplishment of certain tasks and keeps you alert and focused longer.
It reduces blood sugar and cholesterol levels
Regular use of cinnamon can protect you from diabetes and cholesterol. You only need 6 grams per day.
It reduces menstrual pain
Therefore, women who have painful menstrual cycles should add more cinnamon in their beverages and food.
It improves circulation and increases energy levels
A hot beverage, for example coffee with a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon, will regain your energy and will encourage circulation. It is especially useful for people who always have cold feet and hands.
Cinnamon goes well with any coffee, cappuccino, Turkish or instant, even with chocolate milk, or tea.
It is Better to Use Ceylon (â€śTrueâ€ť Cinnamon)
Not all cinnamon is created equal.
The Cassia variety contains significant amounts of a compound called coumarin, which is believed to be harmful in large doses.
All cinnamon should have health benefits, but Cassia may cause problems in large doses due to the coumarin content.
Ceylon (â€śtrueâ€ť cinnamon) is much better in this regard, and studies show that it isÂ much lower in coumarin than the Cassia variety.
Unfortunately, most cinnamon found in supermarkets is the cheaper Cassia variety.
You may be able to find Ceylon in some health food stores.
Take Home message
At the end of the day, 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.
Just make sure to get Ceylon cinnamon, or stick to small doses (no more than 0.5-2 teaspoons a day) if youâ€™re using the Cassia variety.