Cinnamon weight loss information

There have been many studies on the effects of cinnamon when it comes to weight loss. Studies have shown that including a spoon full of cinnamon per day in your diet can help your body to lose weight over a period of time, especially when this strategy is used in conjunction with a balanced diet.

Cinnamon is a very valuable product that has lots of other health benefits in addition to its weight loss facilitation, cinnamon is also rich in manganese, iron, fibre and also calcium – all of these things are good for your body as well.


Cinnamon has many other benefits when it comes to the health of your body and that is the main reason why it is one of the oldest remedies that is still used today – its use dates back as far as recorded history goes.

When it comes specifically to weight loss one of the most interesting qualities of cinnamon is the fact that it helps to reduce levels of cholesterol (the bad kind) in your body and this is the quality that is directly linked to losing weight.

Cinnamon also has a regulatory effect on blood sugar levels whilst also increasing levels of insulin. Cinnamon also helps sugars within the body during the metabolism process and this prevents these sugars from turning into fat – once again this quality means that cinnamon helps to reduce weight gain.

Cinnamon can be introduced into your diet in many different ways – you can add cinnamon to herbal teas, you can also add cinnamon to your cereal and you can even have it on toast. Cinnamon can be mixed with other healthy foods as well – see the cinnamon honey diet for further reference to this.

It is important to remember that the weight loss qualities of cinnamon are subtle and it is advisable to add a very small amount of cinnamon to your diet – it would not make you lose more weight by simply consuming lots of cinnamon, rather it is meant to be one of many components to an effective diet.

If you want to lose weight fast there are other programs out there that will help you to achieve that, but cinnamon is meant to be used as one small component in a diet that is very unobtrusive to your body and one that will help you to lose weight steadily and consistently while also being completely safe for your body.

Cinnamon – a brief history

Cinnamon really is a fantastic product and we can trace its origins of use back literally thousands of years.

Cinnamon is a spice that is obtained from the inner bark of several trees and is used in both sweet and savoury foods.

All of the trees that produce Cinnamon and from the same family and are all members of the genus Cinnamomum in the family Lauraceae.

Whilst there are many different types of trees that produce Cinnamon there are only a few types that are grown commercially for the purposes of cinnamon harvesting.

Details of cinnamon being imported and used date back as far as 2000BC when it was imported by Egyptions. Although the Egyptions have recorded that it was imported from China we believe that this was confused with Cassia.

In these distant times cinnamon was considered as a great gift and was extremely expensive due to the fact that it had to be imported.

Today cinnamon is very common, easy to come by and not at all expensive but it still has the same qualities that made it sort after back in 2000BC and in this blog we will go into more detail into those qualities as time goes on.