Cinnamon is a great addition to our diets, Not only does it help to reduce calories pretty much instantly, but adding cinnamon does so many other things that are good for your health and your body. Cinnamon helps your body balance the sugars you have been overeating so makes a huge contribution in helping protect your pancreas. Another benefit of cinnamon is that it also helps reduce the bad type of cholesterol. When cinnamon enters the body it lowers the amount of sugar your body absorbs and studies have shown for it to also lower your insulin resistance.
This spice also has special antioxidants that help keep your brain properly functioning for the entire day. Cinnamon spice is pulverized powder of a type of evergreen tree bark. The oil from this tree is considered one of the so-called essential oils and is made from the leaves of the same tree whose bark is taken, air dried in the sun and hand rolled into sticks. Originally from Indonesia its names translates as sweet wood.