Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Wondrous Spice Cinnamon

A number of studies advocate that cinnamon may have an unyielding outcome on blood sugar, making it especially beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes. According to a report in the the Readers Digest,cinnamon the aromatic  spice that impart that extraordinary flavor to our food can actually keep our sugar levels healthy.This naturally scented spice diminishes blood sugar swings  that can lead to type 2 diabetes according to studies. Adding a dash or just sprinkling  ½ a teaspoon a day of cinnamon to your yoghurt,cereal or fruit can bring down your raised sugar levels to a normal range.The powdered  spice can be also sprinkled on your  toast, juice or coffee.There are also other benefits using cinnamon in your daily diet .It is a great source of manganese,fiber, iron, and calcium.Studies have also shown  that just 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon per day can lower LDL cholesterol.When added to food, it restrains bacterial growth and keeps the food from getting  spoilt, making it a natural food stabilizer.