Cinnamon: Our Favorite Superfood

It might not come as a surprise, but we love cinnamon. It inspired our first Swell bite, and we eat it daily. Not only is cinnamon sweet and tasty, but this spice is also jam packed with health benefits- and people are beginning to take notice.

Below are the top 5 reasons we love cinnamon- but for a complete list click here.

Fights Infections:

With anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-microbial properties, it’s a powerful immune booster.

Balances Blood Sugar:

Known as an “anti-diabetic,” cinnamon stabilizes and lowers your blood sugar.

Lowers Inflammation:

Most diseases stem from inflammation. Cinnamon can help fight most inflammatory ailments.

Heart Health:

Cinnamon reduces the majority of diseases that increase your chances of heart disease.

High in Antioxidants:

Cinnamon is ranked #7 for the highest amount of antioxidants of any other foods and spices.

Additionally, cinnamon isn’t just great for the body internally but externally too. It can soothe rashes, and help increase your dental hygiene.
For more information on the different types of cinnamon, and in depth benefits, check out this article.

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