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
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

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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
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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