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Cinnamon and its nutritional value

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment and flavouring additive in a wide variety of cuisines, sweet and savoury dishes, breakfast cereals, snack foods, bagels, teas, hot chocolate and traditional foods. The aroma and flavor of cinnamon comes from the essential oil and its main component, cinnamaldehyde, and many other compounds, including eugenol.

Cinnamon has valuable medicinal properties for thousands of years In recent years, modern science has begun to confirm the many potential health benefits associated with this spice

types of cinnamon

There are two types of cinnamon: Ceylon (native to Sri Lanka, commonly found in Mexican cuisine) and cassia (commonly grown in China, Vietnam, and Indonesia). Korintje, grown in Indonesia, is the most common variety sold in the United States and has a sweeter, milder flavor.

The scent of this spice is mostly used in the perfumery and essential oil industries. It can be included in all kinds of food, perfumes and pharmaceutical products.

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Important Compounds

Cinnamaldehyde and trans-cinnamaldehyde (Cin) are present in the essential oil, which contribute to the aroma and various biological activities with cinnamon.

This spice contains potassium, magnesium and calcium. Potassium helps counteract sodium’s effect on blood pressure and controls heart rate. Potassium plays a role in nerve function.

Magnesium and calcium work together to maintain a healthy heart rate. These two minerals are essential for skeletal health and prevent weakening of the bones, a condition called osteoporosis

How to use

Cinnamon can be used as a spice in food or as a supplement. Its supplements are usually taken in divided doses throughout the day and can be taken with food.
or taken without food.

An easy way to increase your cinnamon intake is to add this spice to your favorite meals, snacks, and drinks. Cinnamon can be added to foods like oatmeal, baked goods, smoothies, chia pudding, and soups to enhance its flavor.

Benefits of cinnamon

Cinnamon and its nutritional value

1. It has antioxidant properties

2. Anti-inflammatory

3. Antibacterial and antifungal

4. Antiviral properties

5. Reducing blood sugar and reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes

6. Improving insulin sensitivity

7. May be beneficial for brain aging

8. Management of blood pressure

9. Protection from heart diseases

10. Protection of intestinal health

11. Protection against cancer

12. Improving oral hygiene

Is Cinnamon Safe?

  1. If consumed as part of a regular diet, cinnamon is safe and has no adverse side effects. As with many spices and herbs, taking higher doses of cinnamon in supplement form can cause side effects and is not safe for everyone
  2. Cassia cinnamon contains high levels of a compound called coumarin. Its regular consumption in high doses can be toxic to the liver and cause health risks. Most cassia cinnamon products do not contain enough coumarin to harm health. People with liver disease should avoid consuming high doses of cassia cinnamon products.
  3. Supplements that contain high doses of cinnamon be unsafe for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding. There is not enough research on the effects of cinnamon supplements for these groups
  4. If you are taking one or more medications; you should consult your doctor.

Side effects of cinnamon

Cinnamon is slightly tolerable with reported side effects. Side effects of taking cinnamon supplements in high doses:

Cinnamon and its nutritional value
  • Headache
  • heartburn
  • Flatulence
  • abdominal discomfort
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • Allergic reactions
  • Very high doses of cinnamon may lead to hepatotoxicity

Cinnamon nutritional value table

Nutritional value table of cinnamon powder spice
The main constituentAmount per 100 grams
energy (calories)247 kcal
carbohydrate80.59 grams
Protein3.99 grams
fat1.24 grams
Water10.58 grams
fiber53.10 grams
sugar Loaf2.17 grams
Cholesterol0.00 mg
Vitamins cinnamon powder, spice
The name of the vitaminAmount per 100 grams
Vitamin A15.00 micrograms
Vitamin D0.00 µg
Vitamin E2.32 mg
Vitamin K31.20 micrograms
Vitamin C3.80 mg
Thiamine (B1)0.02 mg
Riboflavin (B2)0.04 mg
Niacin (B3)1.33 mg
Choline (B4)11.00 mg
pantothenic acid (B5)0.36 mg
Vitamin B60.16 mg
Folate (B9)6.00 micrograms
Vitamin B120.00 mg
Minerals cinnamon powder, spice
The name of the mineralAmount per 100 grams
Calcium1002.00 mg
iron8.32 mg
magnesium60.00 mg
phosphorus64.00 mg
potassium431.00 mg
sodium10.00 mg
Roy1.83 mg
copper0.34 mg
Manganese17.47 mg
selenium3.10 micrograms

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