Cinnamon is one of the oldest spices known and once upon a time, cinnamon was more valuable than gold!
Cinnamon is a digestive aid as well as an antiseptic that can help fight bacteria, viruses and fungal infections. It’s also rich in antioxidants which give it an anti-inflammatory effect which is why it was traditionally used to aid recovery from colds and flu, sore throats, fevers and headache.
High antioxidant foods help to rid the body from the free radicals and toxins that can damage the cells and tissues in our body. It is important to increase your intake of antioxidant foods everyday to fight against environmental factors such as pollution that we are exposed to daily.
Calcium is needed for the maintenance of normal bones and teeth.
Aids digestion and helps to maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Fibre also helps with satiety, so you feel fuller for longer.
Contributes to normal energy metabolism, maintenance of normal bones and protection of cells from oxidative stress