Cinnamon sticks and powder. Ground cinnamon can be mixed into oatmeal, added to smoothies, sprinkled over slices of grilled pineapple or added to stews for flavour. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61
Cinnamon sticks and powder. Ground cinnamon can be mixed into oatmeal, added to smoothies, sprinkled over slices of grilled pineapple or added to stews for flavour. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61
Wellness

Cinnamon benefits for health, diabetes prevention, and when to use it ground or as sticks in cooking

  • Cinnamon was recently found to improve blood glucose control in people with pre-diabetes and slow the progression to Type 2 diabetes
  • It also contains antioxidants, can be used as a substitute for sugar and salt to add flavour to dishes, and is especially comforting in cold weather

Cinnamon sticks and powder. Ground cinnamon can be mixed into oatmeal, added to smoothies, sprinkled over slices of grilled pineapple or added to stews for flavour. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61
Cinnamon sticks and powder. Ground cinnamon can be mixed into oatmeal, added to smoothies, sprinkled over slices of grilled pineapple or added to stews for flavour. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61
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