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Nutritional profile of cinnamon

Cinnamon: Health Benefits, Nutritional Information

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture5, ten grams of ground cinnamon contains: Energy: 24.7 kcal Fat: 0.12 g Carbohydrates: 8.06 g Protein: 0.4 g. Risks and precautions Some people who are sensitive to cinnamon may be at an increased risk of liver damage after consuming cinnamon-flavored foods, drinks and food supplements. This is likely […]

How much cinnamon should I eat?

A study carried out in Norway and published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology in 2012 suggested establishing a Tolerable Daily Intake (TDI) for coumarin of 0.07mg per kg of bodyweight per day. The researchers commented that by sprinkling cinnamon on oatmeal porridge or drinking cinnamon-based tea regularly, adults and children can very easily […]