Cinnamon, a highly appreciated spice, can become your best ally if you want to lose weight. And honey and cinnamon combination helps to burn fat easily. A study shows that this combo lowers your appetite, especially when you’re craving for sweets. Various nutritionists highly recommend the smelling of a mixture made from cinnamon, vanilla, orange peel and coffee, to get rid of sweets cravings.
Cinnamon and honey diet
To follow this diet you only need three ingredients: cinnamon, honey and water.
– half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder (ceylon)
– a teaspoon of natural honey
– a cup of water (250 ml)
Method of preparation:
In a mug put the cinnamon and add hot water over it. Let it to infuse for 15 minutes, and after the mixture cols down, add honey. You have to drink half a mug in the morning and half a mug in the evening, preferably before eating and before going to bed. You can drink more of this preparation during the day. This cinnamon diet should be followed for 2 weeks, and if it’s necessary you can repeat it after 1 month break.
How does this mixture help you to get rid of extra pounds? Regularly administered, this mixture leads to weight loss and prevents fat deposition in the body. Helps to reduce food and sweets cravings, and reduces pancreas activity, leading to fat burning process.
Precautions: Cinnamon is not indicated for pregnant and nursing women, for those suffering from ulcer, children under 2 years of age, and for those allergic to this spice. Also, long-term administration of cinnamon by diabetics can lead to an increased risk of hypoglycaemia or a significant decrease in blood sugar levels.
Practical tips: By cooking, cinnamon becomes bitter. Add it at the end.
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