Cinnamon: Great for regulating blood sugar levels as well as lowering bad cholesterol. My cholesterol levels and blood sugar levels (A1C test) reduced after a year of taking this. In addition there are mild anti-clotting and anti-bacterial actions to this well-known substance! You can simply sprinkle it onto food if you don't want to take capsules, but I find it's just easier to take capsules. http://www.organicauthority.com/health/11-health-benefits-of-cinnamon.html
****DIY Peppermint & Cinnamon Lip Balm (Upcycle Altoids Smalls Tins)***** Here is a fun Beauty DIY and upcycle project! I had a couple of Altoids Smalls tins and I hated just to toss them. I had recently made homemade Honey Lip Balm and thought it would be fun to make peppermint and cinnamon lip balms and upcycle the tins.
Weightloss blend 20-40 drops each -Grapefruit -Lemon -Cinnamon -Peppermint -Ginger (I did not have or use, not sure if I would bc ginger can boost appetite, but is anti inflammatory and good for digestion) This is the article I read that gave me these ingredients and what they each do. Directions: -gently shake dropper bottle to mix oils -fill capsule half to 3/4 full -cap it and take w liquid. -follow w food. Note: the cooling and warming of peppermint can create a mild heartburn…
PEAR BANANA CINNAMON SMOOTHIE - Going on my top 5, to this recipe add: 10 almonds, 1 TB ea of chia & flax seeds, 1/2 a 'crunchy peanut butter' clif bar. For my largest nutribullet blending capsule, I doubled the recipe. Yummo! So tastey! The pear & banana are are wonderful combination in a smoothie, and the peanut bar almost makes it taste like an oatmeal cookie.