That delicious aromatic spice is also a good medicine! Sourced from the bark of the Cinnamon tree, cinnamon contains beta-carotene, some B vitamins and may help in lowering cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes.
Recent research shows that half a teaspoon of cinnamon per day can lower blood sugar levels by around 20 per cent. Try adding it to organic cooked oats! But buy the good stuff from places such as Herbie’s Spices. www.herbies.com.au