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Cinnamon bark is cinnamon, which contains essential oils, tannins and beta siterosterol. Of the major nutrients cinnamon dominated by carbohydrates. It is also high in fiber.
Beta siterosterol acts as an antioxidant and a regulator activities of many enzymes. In a study of patients with diabetes has been shown that regular consumption of cinnamon helps reduce cholesterol (total and "bad"), triglycerides and blood sugar. Cinnamon is also useful for aiding digestion, helps fight colds and to prevent infection, anti-nausea, helps combat cellulite and relieve menstrual problems. Recently, speculates on the effect of cinnamon to suppress propagation of tumor cells or on the connection with weight loss. Eating cinnamon is not suitable for pregnant women.
For best quality is considered cinnamon from Sri Lanka from the island of Ceylon. This forms a typical cinnamon rolls (edges are rolled into a roll kind). Recommended teaspoon of cinnamon daily is not a problem to consume yogurt mixed in that reduces its sharpness.