Cinnamon in the morning coffee can speed up the weight loss
Cinnamon is an oriental spice that, according to some scientific researches, has health benefits. A special tip is the seasoning of coffee with cinnamon. Why this can even help you lose weight, you can read in this article.
Coffee is the most popular drink of the Germans. Some drink it black, others with milk or sugar or both. Less well known is a more exotic version of the popular munter-maker: coffee with cinnamon. The spice brings some health benefits.
Coffee is healthier than expected
Coffee is popular among Germans as a pick-me-up. In the morning muffles often runs without the hot drink, first of all, nothing. In the morning fast two, three cups and the day can begin. Every German citizen drinks on average more than 160 liters per year. Although coffee was long considered to be harmful to health, today it is known that the hot brew is healthier than was often assumed. A pinch of cinnamon in coffee brings further health benefits.
Helpful in losing weight
Coffee can be good for the heart and also prevent arteriosclerosis. In addition, according to scientific studies, the hot drink can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.
Some people sweeten their coffee with a lot of sugar. But it hurts the health. It is better to spice up the drink with an exotic spice: with cinnamon. This tastes slightly sweet and also spicy and tart.
Cinnamon was already known in antiquity for its health benefits. As before, the spice is used among other things in digestive complaints such as flatulence.
It is said to have a disinfecting effect and also lower blood sugar levels and cholesterol levels. In addition, cinnamon stimulates the metabolism, which is helpful if you want to reduce your weight.
For the prevention and treatment of diabetes
Cinnamon is also one of the foods that help prevent diabetes, according to health experts.
Nutrition and diet expert Sven-David Müller (Master of Science in Applied Nutritional Medicine) has criticized in the past that many physicians would simply ignore the effects of cinnamon on the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Furthermore, the spice is good for the intestine. And scientific research has shown that cinnamon can improve the ability to learn and our memory.
Harmful ingredient Coumarin
However, it is now known that cinnamon - in larger quantities - can damage your health. And because of the contained coumarin.
Among other things, this substance can lead to liver and kidney damage in high doses. Animal studies have also suggested that he may be carcinogenic.
Important to know: Ceylon cinnamon contains less coumarin than cassia cinnamon from Indonesia. Large quantities will not land in coffee anyway. (Ad)