Cinnamon For Weight Loss!
by George Pierce
has wonderful health benefits such as lowering LDL cholesterol, helping
to regulate blood sugar levels,
stopping medication-resistant yeast
infections, slowing the proliferation of Lymphoma and
producing an anti-clotting effect on the blood,
acting as a natural food preservative by inhibiting bacterial
and fighting E.coli bacteria in unpasteurized juices.
or chewing cinnamon increases your memory and cognitive function.
cinnamon with honey reduces arthritis pain.
has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. Its
to stop bacterial growth has been known for centuries.
civilizations have used cinnamon to cure athlete's and even as an
Cinnamon is more than just a
on the brain:
have shown that chewing or smelling cinnamon resulted in increased
memory and aided in the ability to be
able to more quickly process
information. Because cinnamon is able to increase one's
cognitive powers, scientists
are conducting studies to determine
whether or not cinnamon may be able to improve mental skills in the
at Maryland USDA were conducting tests to determine the
of various foods on blood sugar levels.
One of the foods
that they tested was apple pie. The results of the test were
surprise. The apple pie lowered
blood sugar levels rather
than raised them. The real hero was not the apple pie...it
of course, the cinnamon,
that flavored the pie.
study was done on a test group of 60 in Pakistan. These
were being treated for type 2 diabetes
and had been receiving
anti-diabetic drugs for two years or more to increase insulin
output. None of them were
received from one fourth teaspoon to less than 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
per day for 40 days.
cinnamon lowered their blood sugar levels, increased their natural
output of insulin, and lowered
After stopping the cinnamon
treatment for 20 days, patients still continued to see these positive
cholesterol levels were actually reduced from 10 to 26%. The
(bad) cholesterol was reduced
and yet the HDL (good) cholesterol was
not affected. By lowering blood sugar levels and improving blood
cholesterol ratios, cinnamon may actually prevent diabetes from
worsening and may even help reverse
This means that
those who suffer from insulin resistance or pre-diabetes or "Metabolic
Syndrome" may find
that cinnamon is a "Miracle Food"!
Effects on Weight Loss:
|Cinnamon helps you to lose weight
in several ways.
Cinnamon has the ability to cleanse your stomach and intestines, thus
reducing bacteria and fungi. After this cleansing, nutrients
better absorbed and processed which reduces bloating and
weight loss as well as reduce the development of fat.
Lowering blood sugar levels and combating insulin resistance is thought
to help to slow the storage of fat, especially in the abdominal area,
where fat storage by your body is most effective.
alone is not likely to make you slim. You may, however, want
consider adding cinnamon to your diet to help bolster your weight loss
you have diabetes, cholesterol problems, diabetes 2, and/or are taking
any type of diabetes medication, consult with your doctor before adding
cinnamon to your diet. Before making any health or weight
decisions, always consult with your health professional.
ways to add cinnamon to your diet:
can you use this remarkable food?
- You can add cinnamon to your diet by using it
- You can also add it by using it in your foods.
- You can also use it in a honey and cinnamon
combination, (cinnamon and honey diet).
are thousands of delicious recipes in which you can use cinnamon. Many
of these recipes, however, include breads, muffins, pies, and pastry
products. Be careful and selective about your cinnamon
can be taken in supplemental form.
a quality supplement and take as directed.
cinnamon to your diet will probably result
comes in stick or ground form. Try
a stick of
cinnamon while steeping your
tea...you will like the added
flavor. In ground
you can sprinkle cinnamon on your cereal,
your coffee, cocoa, cappuccino, and even your
goes great in apple pie or other apple or
fruit dishes. Cinnamon also goes well
sauce (add about a half
and can also be added to butter or
tastes and smells good, so do not be
use it, do not be afraid to experiment...such as trying
soups and on cooked meats and even some
cinnamon in a cinnamon
and honey diet is
another way to enjoy the medicinal benefits of cinnamon. The
recipe is easy...mix one teaspoon of honey and one half teaspoon of
ground cinnamon and boil in one cup of water. after
boiling, filter the mixture into two half cup portions. Take
portion before breakfast and one portion about one half hour before
bed. Some suggest adding raw honey after boiling to better
nutrients and this the benefits. This mixture is believed to
the body from accumulating fat. Honey is an antioxidant so it also has
other benefits. Cinnamon is supposed to help your body to be
better able to process foods and give your body a better chance to
break t down in a way that does not produce fat.
Other reported benefits of cinnamon and honey are as a treatment for:
and two parts water and one teaspoon cinnamon in a paste and rub this
into the arthritic area to reduce pain. Orally, mix one
tablespoon cinnamon ground and one half teaspoon honey and
take before breakfast to reduce pain and increase flexibility.
one teaspoon of honey and two tablespoons of cinnamon ground are
supposed to kill the germs causing the bladder infection.
a mixture of one teaspoon ground cinnamon and five teaspoons of honey
three times per day until pain is gone.
a paste of one teaspoon ground cinnamon, one tablespoon of
in warm olive oil. Leave on scalp for 15 minutes before
paste of ground cinnamon and honey on bread, eaten regularly
breakfast may help cure or reduce the onset of heart disease. This
simple act lessens the cholesterol, helping to avoid a heart attack.
Also, care facilities across the U.S. have discovered that a diet
including honey and cinnamon helps strengthen patient's arteries and
bad breath, skin infections, hearing loss, complications with your
immune system, cancer, upset stomach, longevity, influenza,
infertility, gas, upset stomach, and indigestion are all supposed to
benefit from a mixture of cinnamon and honey.
"if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is".
and the "cinnamon and honey diet" seem to have some wonderful benefits
and I hope that are all true. For now, studies have shown that cinnamon
certainly has some fantastic properties that can help you in a number
of ways and residential care facilities have confirmed some of the
advantages of a cinnamon and honey diet. There are however no
major clinical studies or research programs that have been made to
solidify these claims. The evidence presented above, does
make for a strong case in favor of considering cinnamon or a cinnamon
and honey diet.
Cinnamon is a natural food with remarkable qualities and benefits.
Weight loss is just one of many reasons to include cinnamon in your
give cinnamon and the cinnamon and honey diet, two thumbs up.
Thank you for reading, my friend, I wish you success on your weight
Win At Losing Weight founder