Author: Antoni BigCuore *
Date: 06/06/2015, Saturday at 9.31 hours"The cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum, synonym C. verum) is a small tree with approximately 10-15 m tall, belonging to the Lauraceae family. It is native to Sri Lanka in South Asia. The leaves have a long-oval shape with 7-18 cm long. The flowers, which bloom in small packets, are greenish and have a distinct odor. The fruit, purple, with about 1 centimeter, produces a single seed.Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inside of the bark of the trunk. It is widely used in cooking as a seasoning and flavoring and preparation of certain types of chocolate and liquors. In medicine, used as distilled oils, is known for 'cure' colds and flu. The intense flavor and aroma come from cinnamic aldehyde or cinnamaldehyde. "(1)
Cinnamon has as its main feature being a potent antioxidant, and contain the following minerals:01. Calcium02. Iron03. Manganese
Also rich in fibers which is important for the cleaning of fixing fats in the intestines.BENEFITS PROVIDED FOR IT: Cinnamon fights bad cholesterol called LDL Just ½ teaspoon per day.Regulates Blood Sugar: I once read an article about the recommendations of the American University of Harvard, where he said he was cinnamon an excellent regulator of blood sugar, which, in a sense, becomes beneficial for patients with diabetes type 2.
Infecação: has the ability to block the action of yeast infections.
Anti-coagulants: it has the property of being also anti-coagulant in the blood.
Arthritis: cinnamon has analgesic properties. Study in Europe has shown that ½ teaspoon of cinnamon powder mixed in a tablespoon of honey in the morning, before breakfast, provided great relief of arthritis in the elderly.
Cinnamon coffee in the morning, I confess, in particular, that every day in the morning, fasting, I take my first coffee with shallow ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon coffee. It is a delight. Improves the aroma and leave a fragrant smell.
Smell: say (some nutritionists) to smell the cinnamon stimulates aa cognitive function and memory.Anti-Bacterial: function also has anti-bacterial, making it a great protector of the food.
A. BIGCUORE´S COMMENT: falls point out that whenever I give tips here about food, I research it and make me a guinea pig to see if it works, or better, to feel how my body reacts. I can assure you that my sore hands (arthritis) improved significantly after I take my coffee with ½ small spoon of cinnamon powder. Also combined with 2 Para chestnuts units, as it contains Ômeca3 which also helps to lubricate the joints.
TIPS: eat baked banana with cinnamon; put the club (is a delight), the banana pizza etc. It gives that special touch the food.In the morning and 1 banana mixed with 1 tablespoon of oats large, 1 raw wheat germ, 1 tablespoon of quinoa flakes, 1 teaspoon small golden flaxseed powder, grape 5 units big black passes, washed down with a large 3 tablespoons low-fat yogurt. Stir well and eat.
I do this every day, and I just feel hungry there for 14 hours or so. Really works! It gives an excellent willingness to face the stressful day of the big city. Enhances the serotonin level in the brain (it is the main neurotrnasmissor: give wellbeing and is also responsible for a good sleep). Low level of serotonin in the body, the person feels angry, depressive and bad tempered.
Think about it, then! Change your diet, do regular exercise, cultivate the homeostatic Spirituality and enjoy good health, physical, mental and spiritual (see my articles on Recanto das Letras:. Homeostatic BALANCE OF PERSONALITY, PERSONALITY homeostatic and INTEGRAL HEALTH.Great weekend everyone, with blessings of health, peace and joy in their hearts!
Source: Wikipedia and the author's experience of knowledge.(*) Author is writer, singer and nutrition specialist. Know his Blog Bem Viver - Living Well - HTTP://antonibigcuore.blogspot.com and his poetic and philosophical link: WWW.recantodasletras.com.br/autores/antonibigcuore