Cinnamon & Its Benefits

Cinnamon: Ceylon vs. Cassia Cinnamon

Ceylon cinnamon is full of antioxidants, which help your body handle free radicals and lower your risk of health conditions like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Ceylon cinnamon is also rich in the mineral manganese. This mineral helps your body manage the enzymes that produce hormones and help repair your bones. Health Benefits of Ceylon Cinnamon – WebMD

Cassia Cinnamon, called Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon, is an evergreen tree originating in southern China and widely cultivated there and elsewhere in South and Southeast Asia. It is one of several species of Cinnamomum used primarily for its aromatic bark, which is used as a spice. Wikipedia

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