Cinnamon

Warning : Coumarin in Cinnamon Can be Harmful

Warning - Coumarin in Cinnamon Can be Harmful

Cassia cinnamon i.e. Cinnamomum cassia is also known as Chinese cinnamon and is one of the most popular varieties of cinnamon. Cinnamon has been widely used as a spice all over the world and is mainly obtained from the barks of the cinnamon tree species. The other variety of cinnamon which is popular is Ceylon cinnamon i.e. Cinnamomum verum/zeylanicum. What is coumarin? Coumarin is an organic compound, belonging to the […]

How Cinnamon Can Help In Gout

Millions of people across the globe have Gout, which in simplest terms is a type of arthritis. It is characterized by a sudden attack of pain along with redness and inflammation of the joints. These attacks occur repeatedly unless it is effectively treated. The main causative agent of gout is accumulation of uric acid in the blood stream. Uric acid, in the form of needle-like urate crystals gets concentrated at […]

6 Reasons Why Cinnamon is Great for Your Sugar Cravings

6 reasons why cinnamon helps in sugar cravings1

I am sure there are times when you just want to eat something sweet, be it a chocolate, sweet, or whatever. So, let’s start with what sugar cravings are. ‘Sweet is the first taste which humans prefer from birth’ says Dr. Christine Gerbstadt of the American Diabetic Association. This statement seems to explain our hardwired desire to consume high amounts of sweet, sugary foods which is characteristic of sugar cravings. […]