Health Benefits of Ceylon Cinnamon
HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS
Cinnamon is loaded with highly potent polyphenol anti-oxidants which protects the body from free radical damage
Cinnamaldehyde, an active component of Cinnamon, helps fight various bacterial and fungal infections
Cinnamon has been shown to reduce fasting blood glucose levels.
PROMOTES HEART HEALTH
Regular consumption of Cinnamon reduces cholesterol levels which reduces the risk of heart disease.
What is the difference between Ceylon cinnamon and regular cinnamon?
Cassia cinnamon (‘the regular cinnamon’) is dark brown-red colored thicker sticks and has a rougher texture than Ceylon cinnamon (‘true cinnamon’). Ceylon cinnamon seems to have many tight sticks with soft layers that are tan-brown colored. Ceylon cinnamon has a delicate and mildly sweet flavor while Cassia has a very strong, spicy flavor.
Which type of cinnamon is healthiest?
Ceylon cinnamon is the tastiest and healthiest. It has a lot of health-promoting properties of cinnamon with none of the toxic properties.