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Healthy Bites > Benefits of cinnamon

If you think cinnamon and it’s branches are not packed with health benefits, well then you’re barking up the wrong tree.

This bark-cum-spice as astonishing health benefits and has formulated a history in the world of Chinese medicine where it's this sweet and savoury spice has been long revered as a superpower used to treat things such as colds, indigestion and cramps and also believed to improve energy, vitality and circulation.

How to use it
While cinnamon can often be used to add flavour to everything from curries to casseroles, there are other ways to get your daily intake of half to one teaspoon per

For example:

Sprinkle it on yoghurt and add a handful of nuts
Add to apple slices or berries with a drizzle of honey
Add to warm water and your choice of herbal tea

Nutritionist Lisa Guy says:
“Cinnamon stimulates circulation, is rich in free radical fighting antioxidants, and is beneficial for balancing blood sugar levels.”
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September 5, 2013 | Registered CommenterMaryan Raffaello