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Cinnamon can also help with diabetes.
Cinnamon has been used for many years. It is mentioned in the bible when Moses used it in his holy anointing oil. It was regarded as a gift fit for kings and queens.
It comes from a cinnamon tree which is grown for 2 years. After that it is cut down and only the base is left so that new shoots can grow in its place. Then the outer bark is scraped off and the inner bark is extracted. The only good part of the plant is the inner bark and that is left to dry.
Cinnamon is most commonly used as a spice, a condiment and for flavoring. It is found in many sweet dishes such as apple pie, danish pastries, cinnamon rolls and doughnuts. It is also sometimes used in savory dishes to enhance the flavour. You can also make cinnamon toast which makes a tasty breakfast or snack.
Cinnamon can also help fight off a cold.
Cinnamon can also has a few health benefits.
1. It lowers your cholesterol.
2. Aids digestion.
3. Treats diarrhea.
4. Helps you recover from a cold.
5. Helps with arthritis pain.
6. Boosts memory and cognitive function.
7. Treats toothaches.
8. Helps to get rid of bad breath.
9. Helps with headaches and migraines.
It also helps to lower blood sugar in diabetics. It does that by helping the body produce more insulin to combat the glucose in the blood. In type 1 diabetes it also helps the insulin that you inject work effectively.
There are several ways to include cinnamon in your diet.
2. Sprinkle cinnamon on a fruit salad.
3. Amish cinnamon bread
4. Drink boiled water with a cinnamon stick inside.
5. Cinnamon muffins
6. Cinnamon buns
7. Apple and cinnamon loaves
8. Cinnamon ice cream
9. Use cinnamon when you are cooking some savory dishes to give it a unique flavor.
If you use cinnamon regularly in your diet you will feel these health benefits as well as flavouring your dishes with this tasty spice.
So taking cinnamon for diabetes is a good idea.
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