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4 Things You Didn't Know About Cinnamon


According to Scandinavian researchers: consumption of 3 grams of cinnamon a day may improve your control of blood-glucose levels. That's good news to those of you who are working to control your blood glucose levels. Here are some more things you may not know about Cinnamon.
  • You can get 16 percent of your daily fiber from just consuming 7 grams of cinnamon.
  • Cinnamon is an excellent source of Vitamin K; which benefits blood clots, strengthens bones and helps digestion.
  • A tablespoon of cinnamon contains 19 calories.
  • Cinnamon has been used to treat depression.
Hope you've learned a thing or two about cinnamon. I know I did. What other things do you know about cinnamon?

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Penelope @ Pecuniarities said...

Wow, I didn't know about any of the 4. I think I know what I'm having for dessert tonight - cinnamon toast. Though the sugar might cancel out any goodness from the cinnamon ...

FrugalNYC said...

Hi Penelope,

Thanks for visiting and commenting. Glad to know I dished out some facts that was not too common :) I thought they were pretty interesting and thought of cinnamon toast as well. Great minds think alike ;)

Andrea Dickson said...

Cinnamon lowers blood sugar - good for diabetics. :)

FrugalNYC said...

Hi Andrea,

Thanks for visiting and letting us know another benefit of Cinnamon. :)

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