Many foods that can be used almost every day in the preparation of various dishes, in fact, are excellent helpers in healing from various diseases and ailments. Cinnamon is one of these products. In the kitchen, it is usually used as a seasoning, spices, but, nevertheless, can be used as an ingredient in folk medicines medicines.
Use cinnamon with honey for healing the body and weight loss
This spice is known to be very good at reducing appetite. Why? The fact is that thanks to it, the level of glucose in the blood decreases as much as possible. Perhaps, it is not necessary to say that it is very useful primarily for patients with diabetes. Simply take half a teaspoon in the morning, and the whole day you can feel comfortable without encountering certain symptoms of diabetes. In addition, the spice is good for everyone else who does not ill with this disease.
During the morning meal in tea (green or black), coffee or juice can be also add a bit cinnamon seasoning. But all sorts of buns, pies and other pastries, which contains this spice, quite undesirable for use and can only harm your health and figure, because the high content of fats and carbohydrates in these products "kills" all the beneficial properties. The best option is to eat cereal or cottage cheese with seasoning.
Other useful properties
- Recommended its use in diseases of the respiratory tract
- chronic colds, flu
- If there are problems with intestines
- Reduces cholesterol and the risk of heart attack (provided that every morning you need to eat spice with bread)
- From many, not representing a special the danger life, diseases it has long been treated with honey with the addition of this spice
About the last point: Yes, in times past honey was always used for a variety of diseases. And if it added cinnamon powder, then the drug was considered even more perfect. Of course, in today's time it is necessary to understand that such a mixture can not be a "recipe for all diseases" and can not be a substitute for traditional medicine, but as an additional treatment it is even used in treating certain diseases associated with the heart.
We examined useful properties, now same let's learn about the harmful. According to doctors, including nutritionists, cinnamon is useful for almost all people, if it is used in moderation, albeit daily. The optimal dose is already described above: ½ teaspoon with tea and bread. However, contraindications are the following:
- High temperature
- High blood pressure, hypertension
- Incompatibility with drugs like aspirin and any other, capable to thin the blood
- Pregnant women (there is considerable risk, that will happen miscarriage)
- Bleeding: both external and internal
- Nervousness, strong stress
- Individual intolerance, Allergy
Note: cinnamon contains a very unwholesome substance called coumarin. At the same time, it is necessary to be able to distinguish a quality product from its cheap counterpart: in the first very little coumarin, but in the second – a huge number. What is it? In large doses, this substance disrupts the liver, causes severe headaches and even provokes the development of hepatitis and cancer. However, there is no need to be afraid of spices. Its benefits are invaluable, and the harm is almost impossible with reasonable consumption.
Recipes for weight loss drinks
The proposed recipe is prepared, as a rule, before sleep (instead of water, you can use black or green tea):
- you Need to take cinnamon and honey in the following proportions: 1:2
- Pour the spice with hot water (one glass).
- After 30-40 minutes add the honey and leave overnight in the fridge
- drink half a drink in the Morning and the rest in the evening before going to bed.
The Constant use of tea, with the addition of seasoning and beverage, as described above, will help you soon to find a slim figure and get rid of harmful substances in the intestine and the body as a whole.
Cinnamon with honey for weight loss: reviews
Irina, 32 year. I cinnamon as a super tool for weight loss yet not really believed. And she did not lose weight. Threw off weight before vacation on a diet, and now not to get better again and not to gain what got rid of in the morning and in the evening I drink tea with cinnamon and honey, sometimes black, sometimes green, taste to me like the tea becomes astringent, I do cinnamon rolls, especially love. Now I absolutely do not deny myself anything, I eat as usual without any restrictions, and I drink this tea, the lost kilograms do not return, the weight is worth it. So at the expense of weight loss do not know, but to keep in shape with this tea is exactly possible.
Katerina, 24 years old. I like all young women are very sensitive about their figure and try to maintained the same weight. However, sometimes me of course "blows". Drink cinnamon with honey is a good option to get back in shape for me as I have low blood pressure and usually diet I suffer badly, and cinnamon as we know "gives energy". I drank this tea with cinnamon and honey in the morning on an empty stomach and during the day before meals. Cinnamon is another good appetite suppressant, especially when combined with honey. As a result, for a week I lose up to 5 kg, provided that I do not abuse snacks in the evening. At my average weight of 57 kg, it is excellent result.